Chemical Formula:See CALCITE
Status: NON APPR
Crystal System: Rhomboedric
Mineral for Display: No
|Short Waves (254 nm): || Red ||Strong|
Phosphorescence (in the common meaning of the term) seen by naked eye:
A variety of Calcite containing Co2+: (Ca,Co)CO3
Main Activator(s) and spectrum:
Best Locality for luminescence(*):
- Bou Azzer District, Tazenakht, Ouarzazate Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco;
(*)Data are not exhaustive and are limited to the most important localities for fluorescence
Bibliographical Reference for luminescence:
- Luminescenza nel regno minerale, Guido Mazzoleni, fotografia Roberto Appiani, Libri Sandit, 2010, ISBN 978-88-95990-63-7 ,
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