Chemical Formula: CaAlB3O7
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|Short Waves (254 nm): || Blue ||Strong|
Phosphorescence (in the common meaning of the term) seen by naked eye:
Main Activator(s) and spectrum:
Best Locality for luminescence(*):
- Johachido district, Kankyo Prefecture, Korea ((Johachidolite was named for the Japanese colonial-era name for the type locality see MINDAT);
- Sangpal-tong, Changbaeng-myon, Kilchu-gun, North Hamgyong Province, North Korea (actual name of the type locality, bright blue SW+LW);
- Pein-Pyit, Mogok Township, Pyin-Oo-Lwin District, Mandalay Division, Burma (fluo SW+LW, sometime associated with hackmanite, world class xls came out from a small pocket found in 2006-2007 and came on the market in 2009 at Sainte-Marie);
(*)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 ,
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