Database of luminescent Minerals


KAPITSAITE-(Y)


Chemical Formula: (Ba,K)4(Y,Ca)2Si8(B,Si)4O28F

Familly: Silicates

Status: IMA-A

Mineral for Display: No


Luminescence:


UV Type Main color Intensity Observation Frequency
Short Waves (254 nm):      Pink Weak
 

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


No Data

Comments:


Pale pink sheaf-like aggregates to 1 cm. From Dari-i-Pioz region of Republican Subordination, Tajikistan and associated with potentially fluorescent minerals pectolite, reedmergnerite and polylithionite.

Y-dominant analogue of Hyalotekite.


Main Activator(s) and spectrum:


Most Common Activator: Dy3+

Other activators:            Eu2+ , Ce3+ , Sm3+ , Tb3+ ,

Peaks in the spectrum (nm):

REE3+ replacing Y3+ or Ca2+

Dy3+ : 485, 578nm 

Tb3+ : 545nm 

Sm3+ : 600nm  

Eu3+ : 616nm 

No spectrum for the moment


Best Locality for luminescence(*):


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


Bibliographical Reference for luminescence:



Luminescence Reference on internet:



Mineralogical Reference on internet:


  http://www.mindat.org/show.php?name=Kapitsaite-(y)

  http://webmineral.com/data/Kapitsaite-(y).shtml

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