NOT FLUORESCENT but cited by some authors
Chemical Formula: Co2(UO2)6(SO4)3(OH)10 16H2O
Crystal System: Orthorhombic
Mineral for Display: No
Phosphorescence (in the common meaning of the term) seen by naked eye:
Cited as non-fluorescent in the litterature ; only cited as fluorescent in Henkel's book; probably a misidentification.
Main Activator(s) and spectrum:
Most Common Activator: (UO2)2+ (Uranyl ion) intrinsic
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:
- The Henkel Glossary of Fluorescent Minerals, Dr. Gerhard Henkel, Published by the FMS, 1989 ,
Luminescence Reference on internet:
Mineralogical Reference on internet:
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