Chemical Formula: Ca2Be4(PO4)3(OH)3 5H2O
Familly: Phosphates, Arseniates, Vanadates
Mineral for Display: No
|Long Waves (365nm): || Yellowish White ||Short Waves (254 nm): || Yellowish Green |
|Other colors SW: || |
Phosphorescence (in the common meaning of the term) seen by naked eye:
Main Activator(s) and spectrum:
Best Locality for luminescence(*):
- Dunton Gem Mine, Newry, Maine, USA (Fluo yellow green SW);
- Estes Quarry, West Baldwin, Baldwin, Cumberland Co., Maine, USA (fluo green SW);
(*)Data are not exhaustive and are limited to the most important localities for fluorescence
Bibliographical Reference for luminescence:
- The Henkel Glossary of Fluorescent Minerals, Dr. Gerhard Henkel, Published by the FMS, 1989 ,
- Fluorescence: Gems and Minerals Under Ultraviolet Light, Manuel Robbins, 1994, Geoscience Press, ISBN 0-945005-13-X ,
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