Chemical Formula: [(UO2)2(C2O4)(OH)2(H2O)2].H2O
Crystal System: Monoclinic
Mineral for Display: No
|Long Waves (365nm): || Yellowish Green ||Medium|
Phosphorescence (in the common meaning of the term) seen by naked eye:
Uroxite occurs as light yellow, striated blades exhibiting moderate neon-green fluorescence (UV Type not specified).
Main Activator(s) and spectrum:
Most Common Activator: (UO2)2+ (Uranyl ion) intrinsic
No spectrum for the moment
Best Locality for luminescence(*):
- Burro Mine (Burro tunnel; C-SR-13 Mesa), Slick Rock Mining District, San Miguel Co., Colorado, USA;
- Markey Mine, Red Canyon, San Juan Co., Utah, USA
(*)Data are not exhaustive and are limited to the most important localities for fluorescence
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