Database of luminescent Minerals


SCHROECKINGERITE


Chemical Formula: NaCa3(UO2)(SO4)(CO3)3F 10H2O

Familly: Carbonates

Status: IMA-GP

Mineral for Display: No

Associated names (luminescent varieties, discredited names, synonymes etc.):  dakeite

Luminescence:


UV Type Main color Intensity Observation Frequency
Long Waves (365nm):      Bluish Green StrongAllways
Short Waves (254 nm):      Bluish Green StrongAllways

Daylight Picture


SCHROECKINGERITE,
Red Desert, Sweetwater Co., Wyoming., USA
Photo and Copyright: Christopher J. Stefano, Michigan, USA
Used with permission of the author

Long Waves Picture (365nm)


SCHROECKINGERITE UVLW,
Red Desert, Sweetwater Co., Wyoming., USA
Photo and Copyright: Christopher J. Stefano, Michigan, USA
Used with permission of the author

 

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


No Data

Comments:


Old name: Dakeite;


Main Activator(s) and spectrum:


Most Common Activator: (UO2)2+ (Uranyl ion) intrinsic

Peaks in the spectrum (nm):

465nm, 483nm, 504nm, 526nm, 550nm, 577nm, 608nm, 641nm, 676nm, 713nm


SCHROECKINGERITE, Excitation: laser 405nm. Col. G. Barmarin; Spectre: G. Barmarin


Comments on activators and spectra:


Lifetime: 125μs @505nm;


Best Locality for luminescence(*):


(*)Data are not exhaustive and are limited to the most important localities for fluorescence


Bibliographical Reference for luminescence:



Mineralogical Reference on internet:


  http://www.mindat.org/show.php?name=Schroeckingerite

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

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