Chemical Formula: Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(OH)
Familly: Phosphates, Arseniates, Vanadates
Crystal System: Hexagonal
Mineral for Display: No
Associated names (luminescent varieties, discredited names, synonymes etc.): dahllite,
|Long Waves (365nm): || Orange ||Short Waves (254 nm): || Yellowish White ||Weak|
Phosphorescence (in the common meaning of the term) seen by naked eye:
Main Activator(s) and spectrum:
Best Locality for luminescence(*):
- Black Ridge fossil beds, Mesa, CO, 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 ,
Mineralogical Reference on internet:
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