Database of luminescent Minerals


BILLIETITE


DOUBTFULL FLUORESCENCE but cited by some authors

Chemical Formula: Ba(UO2)6O4(OH6)4-8H2O

Familly: Oxides and hydroxides

Status: IMA-GP

Mineral for Display: No


Luminescence:


UV Type Main color Intensity Observation Frequency
Long Waves (365nm):      Green Weak
Short Waves (254 nm):      Greenish Extremely weak

Daylight Picture


BILLIETITE, Mina Eureka termino de Castell-estaó, municipio de La Torre de Cabdella, Lérida province, Spain;

Col. G.Barmarin; Photo: G. Barmarin

Long Waves Picture (365nm)


BILLIETITE, Mina Eureka termino de Castell-estaó, municipio de La Torre de Cabdella, Lérida province, Spain;
UVLW

Col. G.Barmarin; Photo: G. Barmarin

Short Waves Pictures (254nm)


BILLIETITE, Mina Eureka termino de Castell-estaó, municipio de La Torre de Cabdella, Lérida province, Spain;
UVSW

Col. G.Barmarin; Photo: G. Barmarin

 

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


No Data

Comments:


Cited as non-fluorescent in the litterature ; identification of samples in collection to be verified.


Main Activator(s) and spectrum:


Most Common Activator: (UO2)2+ (Uranyl ion) intrinsic

Peaks in the spectrum (nm):

Large band peaking at 536nm ?


Col. G. Barmarin; Spectre: G. Barmarin


Best Locality for luminescence(*):


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


Bibliographical Reference for luminescence:



Mineralogical Reference on internet:


  http://www.mindat.org/show.php?name=Billietite

  http://webmineral.com/data/Billietite.shtml

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