Database of luminescent Minerals


CHABAZITE-Ca


Chemical Formula: (Ca0,5,K,Na)4[Al4Si8O24] 12H2O

Familly: Silicates

Status:

Crystal System: Triclinic

Mineral for Display: No

Associated names (luminescent varieties, discredited names, synonymes etc.):  phacolite

Luminescence:


UV Type Main color Intensity Observation Frequency
Long Waves (365nm):      Green StrongRarely
Short Waves (254 nm):      Green StrongRarely
Other colors LW:               
Bluish White , Yellowish White , Greenish white ,
Other colors SW:                         
Bluish White , Yellowish White , Orange , Pink , Greenish white ,
 

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


No Data

Comments:


Sometimes green fluo due to uranium impurities, sometimes yellow orange or yellowish white. Also pink SW and Blue white LW (Paterson, USA)


Main Activator(s) and spectrum:


Most Common Activator: (UO2)2+ (Uranyl ion) as impurities

No spectrum for the moment


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=Chabazite-ca

  http://webmineral.com/data/Chabazite-ca.shtml

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