Chemical Formula: KAlSiO4
Crystal System: Hexagonal
Mineral for Display: No
|Long Waves (365nm): || Greenish white ||Weak||Short Waves (254 nm): || Greenish white ||Weak|
Phosphorescence (in the common meaning of the term) seen by naked eye:
Main Activator(s) and spectrum:
Best Locality for luminescence(*):
- Koashva Open Pit (Vostochnyi Mine), Koashva Mt, Khibiny Massif, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaja Oblast, Northern Region, Russia;
(*)Data are not exhaustive and are limited to the most important localities for fluorescence
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