Chemical Formula: (UO2)2(C2O4)(OH)2(H2O)2
Crystal System: Triclinic
Mineral for Display: No
|Long Waves (365nm): || Green ||Weak|
Phosphorescence (in the common meaning of the term) seen by naked eye:
Metauroxite occurs as light yellow crude blades and tablets exhibiting weak green-gray 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;
(*)Data are not exhaustive and are limited to the most important localities for fluorescence
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