Database of luminescent Minerals


PABSTITE


Chemical Formula: Ba(Sn,Ti)Si3O9

Familly: Silicates

Status: IMA-A

Crystal System: Hexagonal

Mineral for Display: No


Luminescence:


UV Type Main color Intensity Observation Frequency
Long Waves (365nm):      Not fluorescent
Short Waves (254 nm):      Bluish White

Daylight Picture


PABSTITE, Kalkar Quarry, Santa Cruz, California, USA;
Col. G.Barmarin; Photo: G. Barmarin

Short Waves Pictures (254nm)


PABSTITE, Kalkar Quarry, Santa Cruz, California, USA;
UVSW Col. G.Barmarin; Photo: G. Barmarin

 

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


No Data

Comments:


Tin analogue of BENITOITE; practically only visible on the matrix under UVSW;


Main Activator(s) and spectrum:


Most Common Activator:

Peaks in the spectrum (nm):

Large band centered around 477nm with evants at 450nm, 477nm, 507nm, 551nm


Col. G. Barmarin; Spectre: G. Barmarin


Comments on activators and spectra:


Intrinsic luminescence similar to Benitoite.


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=Pabstite

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

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