Database of luminescent Minerals


Chemical Formula: Pb(WO4)

Familly: Tungstates, Molybdates

Status: IMA-GP

Crystal System: Tetragonal

Mineral for Display: No


UV Type Main color Intensity Observation Frequency
Long Waves (365nm):      Orange Red Rarely
Short Waves (254 nm):      Yellow Rarely
Other colors SW:               
Yellowish White , Greenish , Greenish white ,

Daylight Picture

STOLZITE, Proprietary Mine , Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia;

Col. G.Barmarin; Photo: G. Barmarin

Short Waves Pictures (254nm)

STOLZITE, Proprietary Mine , Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia;
Col. G.Barmarin; Photo: G. Barmarin


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

No Data

Main Activator(s) and spectrum:

Most Common Activator: WO42-

Other activators:            MoO42- ,

Peaks in the spectrum (nm):

WO42- : broad band peaking at 420 nm 

MoO42- : broad band peaking at 560 nm  


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:

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