Database of luminescent Minerals


Chemical Formula: K2ZrSi2O7

Familly: Silicates

Status: IMA-A

Mineral for Display: No


UV Type Main color Intensity Observation Frequency
Short Waves (254 nm):      Blue
Other colors SW:     
Yellowish White ,

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

No Data


From Khibina Russia, a potassium zirconium silicate. Fluorescence is yellowish. Also blue luminescence due to TiO6 (Gaft)

Main Activator(s) and spectrum:

Most Common Activator: n[TiO6] cluster

Peaks in the spectrum (nm):

n[TiO6] : very large band with max at 540 nm (Gorobets)

No spectrum for the moment

Comments on activators and spectra:

Cathodoluminescence: violet.

Best Locality for luminescence(*):

(*)Data are not exhaustive and are limited to the most important localities for fluorescence

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