DOUBTFULL FLUORESCENCE but cited by some authors
Chemical Formula: Ca(UO2)(CO3)2·5H2O
Crystal System: Monoclinic
Mineral for Display: No
|Long Waves (365nm):
|Short Waves (254 nm):
Phosphorescence (in the common meaning of the term) seen by naked eye:
No phosphorescence seen by naked eye whatever the type of UV
Dimorph of Zellerite
Fluorescence under a 405 nm laser is from weak greenish yellow to moderate greenish blue.
Luminescence to be confirmed.
Main Activator(s) and spectrum:
Most Common Activator: (UO2)2+ (Uranyl ion) intrinsic
No spectrum for the moment
Best Locality for luminescence(*):
- Markey Mine, Red Canyon, White Canyon District, San Juan Co., Utah, USA;
(*)Data are not exhaustive and are limited to the most important localities for fluorescence
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