Database of luminescent Minerals


SODIUM URANOSPINITE


Chemical Formula: (Na2,Ca)(UO2)2(AsO4)2 5H2O

Familly: Phosphates, Arseniates, Vanadates

Status: IMA-GP

Mineral for Display: No

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

Luminescence:


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

Daylight Picture


SODIUM URANOSPINITE ,
Mina Eureka termino de Castell-estaó,
municipio de La Torre de Cabdella,
Lérida province, Spain
Photo and Copyright: Joan Abella i Creus, Spain
Used with permission of the author

Short Waves Pictures (254nm)


SODIUM URANOSPINITE , UVSW
Mina Eureka termino de Castell-estaó,
municipio de La Torre de Cabdella,
Lérida province, Spain
Photo and Copyright: Joan Abella i Creus, Spain
Used with permission of the author

 

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


No phosphorescence seen by naked eye whatever the type of UV

Main Activator(s) and spectrum:


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

Peaks in the spectrum (nm):

502nm, 524nm, 548nm, 573nm, 601nm


Col. G. Barmarin; Spectre: G. Barmarin


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=Sodium uranospinite

  http://webmineral.com/data/Sodium uranospinite.shtml

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