Chemical Formula: BeO
Familly: Oxides and hydroxides
Mineral for Display: No
|Long Waves (365nm): || Yellowish White ||Short Waves (254 nm): || Yellowish White |
Phosphorescence (in the common meaning of the term) seen by naked eye:
Main Activator(s) and spectrum:
Best Locality for luminescence(*):
- Saga 1 Larvikite Quarry, Sagåsen (Strandåsen), Mørje, Porsgrunn, Telemark, langesundfjord district, Larvik Plutonic complex, Norway (SW Cream);
(*)Data are not exhaustive and are limited to the most important localities for fluorescence
Bibliographical Reference for luminescence:
- Fluorescence: Gems and Minerals Under Ultraviolet Light, Manuel Robbins, 1994, Geoscience Press, ISBN 0-945005-13-X ,
Luminescence Reference on internet:
- The Langesundsfjord: history, geology, pegmatites, minerals, Alf Olav Larsen, Bode Verlag Gmbh, 2010 ISBN 978-3-925094-97-2.
- Mineralien Welt Vol.4, 1996, The fluorescent Minerals of the Langesundfjord area, Norway by F. Anderson, S.A.Berge and I. Burvald
Mineralogical Reference on internet:
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