NOT FLUORESCENT but cited by some authors
Chemical Formula: Sr5(Ce,La,Dy)10(CO3)17O3 ?
Mineral for Display: No
|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
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:
Best Locality for luminescence(*):
- Ambatoarina, Ambositra District, Amoron'i Mania, Madagascar;
(*)Data are not exhaustive and are limited to the most important localities for fluorescence
Bibliographical Reference for luminescence:
- Handbook of Fluorescent Gems and Minerals, a practical guide for the gem and mineral collector, Jack de Ment, 1949 ,
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