Chemical Formula: CaAl3(PO4)2(OH)5 H2O
Familly: Phosphates, Arseniates, Vanadates
Crystal System: Rhomboedric
Mineral for Display: No
Associated names (luminescent varieties, discredited names, synonymes etc.): pseudowavellite,
|Long Waves (365nm): || Bluish White ||Short Waves (254 nm): || Bluish White |
Phosphorescence (in the common meaning of the term) seen by naked eye:
Main Activator(s) and spectrum:
Best Locality for luminescence(*):
- Richelle (Visé), Prov. de Liège, Belgium (green SW);
- Azcárate Quarry, Eugui, Esteríbar, Navarre, Spain (1998, weak SW+LW);
(*)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 ,
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