Database of luminescent Minerals


NOT FLUORESCENT but cited by some authors

Chemical Formula: Sr5(Ce,La,Dy)10(CO3)17O3 ?

Familly: Carbonates


Mineral for Display: No


UV Type Main color Intensity Observation Frequency
Long Waves (365nm):      Not fluorescent
Mid waves (320 nm):      Not fluorescent
Short Waves (254 nm):      Not fluorescent

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

No phosphorescence seen by naked eye whatever the type of UV

Thermoluminescence: Yes


An ill-defined material from Ambatoarina, Madagascar, containing Ce. The tentative formula suggests a possible relationship to, or identity with, Ancylite-(Ce).

Whitish or greenish thermoluminescence without fluorescence (de Ment, 1949)

Main Activator(s) and spectrum:

No data

Best Locality for luminescence(*):

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

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