DOUBTFULL FLUORESCENCE but cited by some authors
Chemical Formula: Cu+2(UO2)(OH)4
Mineral for Display: No
|Long Waves (365nm): || Green ||Short Waves (254 nm): || Green |
Phosphorescence (in the common meaning of the term) seen by naked eye:
Probably a misidentification of the sample in collection or an associated luminescent mineral.
Main Activator(s) and spectrum:
Most Common Activator: (UO2)2+ (Uranyl ion) intrinsic
Col. G. Barmarin; Spectre: G. Barmarin
Best Locality for luminescence(*):
- Musonoi Mine, Kolwezi, Western area, Shaba Cu belt, Shaba (Katanga), Congo(Zaïre);
(*)Data are not exhaustive and are limited to the most important localities for fluorescence
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