Chemical Formula:See BARYTE (Ba,Pb)SO4
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|Long Waves (365nm): || Greenish |
Phosphorescence (in the common meaning of the term) seen by naked eye:
A Pb2+-rich (plumboan) variety of baryte deposited by very acid hot springs. Generally also contains minor strontium and minute traces of radium.
Very dull greenish fluorescence.
Main Activator(s) and spectrum:
Most Common Activator: (UO2)2+ (Uranyl ion) as impurities
No spectrum for the moment
Best Locality for luminescence(*):
- Beitou, Taipei Co., Taiwan Province, Taiwan;
(*)Data are not exhaustive and are limited to the most important localities for fluorescence
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