DOUBTFULL FLUORESCENCE but cited by some authors
Chemical Formula: UO3 nH2O (n=0,75-1)
Familly: Oxides and hydroxides
Mineral for Display: No
|Short Waves (254 nm): || Greenish Yellow ||Weak|
Phosphorescence (in the common meaning of the term) seen by naked eye:
Main Activator(s) and spectrum:
Most Common Activator: (UO2)2+ (Uranyl ion) intrinsic
No spectrum for the moment
Best Locality for luminescence(*):
- Musonoi, Shaba province, Congo; Shinkolobwe, Congo;
(*)Data are not exhaustive and are limited to the most important localities for fluorescence
Bibliographical Reference for luminescence:
- Introduction to radioactive minerals, Robert Lauf, Schiffer Publishing, 2008, ISBN 978-0-7643-2912-8 ,
Mineralogical Reference on internet:
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