Chemical Formula: Na3(CO3)(HCO3) 2H2O
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|Long Waves (365nm): || Orangy yellow ||Short Waves (254 nm): || Yellowish White |
Phosphorescence (in the common meaning of the term) seen by naked eye:
|Long Wave (365nm): ||Yellowish White ||Weak|
Main Activator(s) and spectrum:
Best Locality for luminescence(*):
- Westvaco, Wyoming, USA (Pale yellow);
- Searles Lake, California, USA (Bright blue-white);
- Owens Lake, Inyo Co., California, USA (blue/white SW+LW);
(*)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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