Database of luminescent Minerals


Chemical Formula: Na2(TiO)SiO4

Familly: Silicates

Status: IMA-A

Mineral for Display: No


UV Type Main color Intensity Observation Frequency
Short Waves (254 nm):      Bluish White

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

No Data


A sodium titanium silicate. Two specimens reported, one from Kibina the other from Lovozero . Two different fluorescent colors.

Main Activator(s) and spectrum:

Most Common Activator: TiO6

Peaks in the spectrum (nm):

TiO: broad band peaking at +/- 440 - 460nm

Tb3+? : 525nm

Dy3+ : 580nm 

Mn2+? replacing Na : 600nm


No spectrum for the moment

Comments on activators and spectra:

Cathodoluminescence: light-blue.

Best Locality for luminescence(*):

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