Chemical Formula:See MELLITE Al2[C6(COO)6] . 16H2O
Crystal System: Tetragonal
Mineral for Display: No
|Long Waves (365nm): || Bluish White ||Mid waves (320 nm): || Bluish White ||Short Waves (254 nm): || Bluish White |
Phosphorescence (in the common meaning of the term) seen by naked eye:
Synonym of MELLITE (Becquerel (1819) Le Journal de physique et le radium, Paris: 89: 237. and Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II)
Main Activator(s) and spectrum:
Most Common Activator: Intrinsic organic material
No spectrum for the moment
Best Locality for luminescence(*):
(*)Data are not exhaustive and are limited to the most important localities for fluorescence
Bibliographical Reference for luminescence:
Luminescence Reference on internet:
- Becquerel (1819) Le Journal de physique et le radium, Paris: 89: 237
- Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II
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