Database of luminescent Minerals


MARGAROSANITE


Chemical Formula: Pb(Ca,Mn+2)2Si3O9

Familly: Silicates

Status: IMA-GP

Crystal System: Triclinic

Mineral for Display: No


Luminescence:


UV Type Main color Intensity Observation Frequency
Long Waves (365nm):      Violet red
Mid waves (320 nm):      Red Strong
Short Waves (254 nm):      Bluish White Strong
Other colors MW:     
Orange ,
Other colors SW:                    
Violet Pink , Blue , Violet , Violet blue ,

Daylight Picture


MARGAROSANITE, Franklin, New Jersey, USA
Photo and Copyright: James Horste
Used with permission of the author.

Short Waves Pictures (254nm)


MARGAROSANITE UVSW, Franklin, New Jersey, USA
Photo and Copyright: James Horste
Used with permission of the author.

 

Galerie de photos:

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


No Data

Comments:


In Jakobsberg, Sweden, wolastonite and margarosanite replace barysilite (see picture by Kjell Gatedal in bibliography)


Main Activator(s) and spectrum:


Most Common Activator: Mn2+

Other activators:            Pb2+ , Ce3+ ,

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=Margarosanite

  http://webmineral.com/data/Margarosanite.shtml

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