Chemical Formula: NaB3O3(OH)4
Crystal System: Tetragonal
Mineral for Display: No
|Long Waves (365nm): || Bluish White ||Strong||Short Waves (254 nm): || Bluish White ||Strong|
Phosphorescence (in the common meaning of the term) seen by naked eye:
|Long Wave (365nm): ||Bluish White ||Short Waves (254 nm): ||Bluish White |
Main Activator(s) and spectrum:
Best Locality for luminescence(*):
- Tincalayu Mine, Salar Del Hombre Muerto, Tincalayu borax deposit, Salta Province, Argentina;
(*)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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