Chemical Formula: Zn2(PO4)(OH)
Familly: Phosphates, Arseniates, Vanadates
Mineral for Display: No
|Long Waves (365nm): || Orange ||Short Waves (254 nm): || Yellowish White |
|Other colors LW: || |
Dark Orange /Tawn ,
Phosphorescence (in the common meaning of the term) seen by naked eye:
Main Activator(s) and spectrum:
Best Locality for luminescence(*):
- Kabwe Mine (Broken Hill Mine), Kabwe (Broken Hill), Kabwe District, Central Province, Zambia;
- Skorpion Mine, Rosh Pinah, Lüderitz District, Karas Region Namibia (2006-2007);
(*)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 ,
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