Chemical Formula: Mg2(B2O4OH)(OH)
Mineral for Display: No
Associated names (luminescent varieties, discredited names, synonymes etc.): ascharite, camsellite,
|Long Waves (365nm): || Yellowish White ||Weak||Short Waves (254 nm): || Yellowish White |
Phosphorescence (in the common meaning of the term) seen by naked eye:
Synonyme: camsellite; forms a serie with sussexite wich does not fluoresce.
Main Activator(s) and spectrum:
Best Locality for luminescence(*):
- Coating on a serpentine at Stinson Beach, California, USA;
- Crestmore, Riverside, CA, USA;
(*)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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