Chemical Formula: LiF
Crystal System: Isometric
Mineral for Display: No
|Long Waves (365nm): || Pale Yellow ||Weak||Mid waves (320 nm): || Pale Yellow ||Medium||Short Waves (254 nm): || Pale Yellow ||Medium||Rarely|
Phosphorescence (in the common meaning of the term) seen by naked eye:
Main Activator(s) and spectrum:
Best Locality for luminescence(*):
- Poudrette quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM, Montérégie, Québec, Canada;
(*)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 ,
- Mt St Hilaire Website: http://www.saint-hilaire.ca ,
Luminescence Reference on internet:
- MONT-SAINT-HILAIRE, History, Geology, Mineralogy, Laszlo HORVATH, The Canadian Mineralogist, Special Publication 14, 2019
Mineralogical Reference on internet:
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