Database of luminescent Minerals


Chemical Formula: K2ZrSi3O9

Familly: Silicates

Status: IMA-GP

Crystal System: Hexagonal

Mineral for Display: No


UV Type Main color Intensity Observation Frequency
Short Waves (254 nm):      Bluish White Strong

Daylight Picture

Col. G. Barmarin; Photo: G. Barmarin

Short Waves Pictures (254nm)

OC (254 nm). Col. G. Barmarin; Photo: G. Barmarin


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

No Data



Main Activator(s) and spectrum:

Most Common Activator: n[TiO6] cluster

Peaks in the spectrum (nm):

n[TiO6] : very large band with max at 580 nm

No spectrum for the moment

Comments on activators and spectra:

Cathodoluminescence: intensive light-blue.

Best Locality for luminescence(*):

(*)Data are not exhaustive and are limited to the most important localities for fluorescence

Bibliographical Reference for luminescence:

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