Database of luminescent Minerals


THORNASITE


Chemical Formula: Na12Th3[Si8O19]4 18H2O

Familly: Silicates

Status: IMA-A

Crystal System: Rhomboedric

Mineral for Display: No


Luminescence:


UV Type Main color Intensity Observation Frequency
Long Waves (365nm):      Green Strong
Short Waves (254 nm):      Green Strong
Other colors LW:               
Bluish White , Bluish , Greenish white ,
Other colors SW:               
Bluish White , Bluish , Greenish white ,
 

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


No Data

Comments:


Former UK-27 of Mont St Hilaire.


Main Activator(s) and spectrum:


Most Common Activator: (UO2)2+ (Uranyl ion) as impurities

No spectrum for the moment


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=Thornasite

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

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