Chemical Formula: Al(UO2)3(PO4)2(OH)3 5,5H2O
Familly: Phosphates, Arseniates, Vanadates
Crystal System: Orthorhombic
Mineral for Display: No
|Long Waves (365nm): || Green ||Weak||Short Waves (254 nm): || Green ||Weak|
Phosphorescence (in the common meaning of the term) seen by naked eye:
No phosphorescence seen by naked eye whatever the type of UV
Fluoresces pale green in LW and SW UV.
Main Activator(s) and spectrum:
Most Common Activator: (UO2)2+ (Uranyl ion) intrinsic
No spectrum for the moment
Best Locality for luminescence(*):
- Kobokobo pegmatite, Mwenga, Sud-Kivu, DR Congo;
(*)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 ,
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