Database of luminescent Minerals


CHLORARGYRITE


Chemical Formula: AgCl

Familly: Halides

Status: IMA-GP

Crystal System: Isometric

Mineral for Display: No

Associated names (luminescent varieties, discredited names, synonymes etc.):  embolite

Luminescence:


UV Type Main color Intensity Observation Frequency
Long Waves (365nm):      Blue
 

Phosphorescence (in the common meaning of the term) seen by naked eye:


No Data

Comments:


From a silver ore at Maikain, Kazakhstan, fluorescence is blue under LW. From another silver ore location in Kasmanchi, Uzbeckistan, a bromian Chlorargyrite (Embolite?) fluoresces green under LW.


Main Activator(s) and spectrum:


Most Common Activator: Ag+

Other activators:            D-A (Donor-Acceptor) ,

Peaks in the spectrum (nm):

D-A (Donnor - Acceptor): 480-490nm  

Broad band around 525 nm

No spectrum for the moment


Best Locality for luminescence(*):


(*)Data are not exhaustive and are limited to the most important localities for fluorescence


Bibliographical Reference for luminescence:



Mineralogical Reference on internet:


  http://www.mindat.org/show.php?name=Chlorargyrite

  http://webmineral.com/data/Chlorargyrite.shtml

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