Chemical Formula: Ca5Si2O7(CO3)2
Crystal System: Monoclinic
Mineral for Display: No
|Long Waves (365nm): || Yellowish White ||Short Waves (254 nm): || Yellowish White |
|Other colors SW: || |
Phosphorescence (in the common meaning of the term) seen by naked eye:
Impossible to distinguish by naked eye from spurrite;
Main Activator(s) and spectrum:
Best Locality for luminescence(*):
- Crestmore Quarry, Crestmore, Riverside County, California, USA;
(*)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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