Chemical Formula: (H3O)8(Na,K,Sr)5Ca6Zr3Si26O66(OH)9Cl
Crystal System: Triclinic
Mineral for Display: No
|Long Waves (365nm): || Pale Yellow ||Weak||Short Waves (254 nm): || Not fluorescent |
Phosphorescence (in the common meaning of the term) seen by naked eye:
Idiomorphic pink crystals to 3cm with a glassy luster embeded in natrolite.
Associated minerals: microcline, batisite, innelite, lorenzenite, thorite et galena.
Member of the eudyalite group.
Main Activator(s) and spectrum:
Best Locality for luminescence(*):
- Inagli Massif, 30km ESE of Aldan, Sakha Republic (former yakutsk), Russia;
(*)Data are not exhaustive and are limited to the most important localities for fluorescence
Bibliographical Reference for luminescence:
Luminescence Reference on internet:
- FMS UV Waves, july-august 2009;
- American mineralogist, july 2009, Vol94, n°7;
Mineralogical Reference on internet:
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