Chemical Formula: Ca(HCO2)2
Crystal System: Tetragonal
Mineral for Display: No
|Short Waves (254 nm): || Bluish White ||Weak|
Phosphorescence (in the common meaning of the term) seen by naked eye:
Microscopic crystals with a weak bluish white fluorescence SW, from a scarn in Buryatia the Russian Federation. This is a calcium formiate. Am Min 85.
Main Activator(s) and spectrum:
Best Locality for luminescence(*):
- Buryatia, Russian Federation;
(*)Data are not exhaustive and are limited to the most important localities for fluorescence
Bibliographical Reference for luminescence:
- Fluorescence: Gems and Minerals Under Ultraviolet Light, Manuel Robbins, 1994, Geoscience Press, ISBN 0-945005-13-X ,
- Handbook of mineralogy, John W. Anthony, Richard A. Bideaux, Kenneth W. Bladh, and Monte C. Nichols, and published by Mineral Da ,
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