Chemical Formula: CaSn+4(BO3)2
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|Long Waves (365nm): || Orange Red ||Short Waves (254 nm): || Yellowish White |
Phosphorescence (in the common meaning of the term) seen by naked eye:
A new occurence in a tin-skarn at Uch-Koshkon, Kirgizstan. Fluoresces orange-red. under LW.
Main Activator(s) and spectrum:
Most Common Activator:
Peaks in the spectrum (nm):
450nm (?), 585nm (Sn2+?)
No spectrum for the moment
Best Locality for luminescence(*):
- Uch-Koshkon, Kirgizstan (fluo orange-red);
- A place near Screw Creek, Cassier Mountains, Yukon, Canada;
- Langesundfjord, Norway;
(*)Data are not exhaustive and are limited to the most important localities for fluorescence
Bibliographical Reference for luminescence:
- The Henkel Glossary of Fluorescent Minerals, Dr. Gerhard Henkel, Published by the FMS, 1989 ,
- Fluorescence: Gems and Minerals Under Ultraviolet Light, Manuel Robbins, 1994, Geoscience Press, ISBN 0-945005-13-X ,
- Luminescent Spectra of Minerals, Boris S. Gorobets and Alexandre A. Rogojine, Moscow, 2002 ,
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