Chemical Formula: Zn2(AsO4)(OH) H2O
Familly: Phosphates, Arseniates, Vanadates
Mineral for Display: No
|Long Waves (365nm): || Green ||Very rarely||Short Waves (254 nm): || Green ||Very rarely|
Phosphorescence (in the common meaning of the term) seen by naked eye:
Main Activator(s) and spectrum:
Most Common Activator: (UO2)2+ (Uranyl ion) as impurities
No spectrum for the moment
Best Locality for luminescence(*):
- Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico;
(*)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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