Chemical Formula: Ca5Si6O16(OH)2 7H2O
Mineral for Display: No
|Long Waves (365nm): || Yellowish White ||Short Waves (254 nm): || Bluish White |
Phosphorescence (in the common meaning of the term) seen by naked eye:
|Long Wave (365nm): ||Yellowish White |
Main Activator(s) and spectrum:
Best Locality for luminescence(*):
- Crestmore Quarry, Riverside, California, USA;
- Bellerberg volcano, Ettringen, Mayen, Eifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany;
(*)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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