Database of luminescent Minerals


Chemical Formula:See IDRIALITE

Familly: Organic

Status: NR

Mineral for Display: No


UV Type Main color Intensity Observation Frequency
Long Waves (365nm):      Bluish White
Short Waves (254 nm):      Greenish white
Other colors LW:          
Yellowish White , Greenish white ,
Other colors SW:               
Bluish White , Green , Greenish ,

Daylight Picture

Curtisite (Idrialite), Mernik, Slovakia.

Photo and Copyright: Gérard Barmarin.

Long Waves Picture (365nm)

Curtisite (Idrialite), UVLW, Mernik, Slovakia.

Photo and Copyright: Gérard Barmarin.

Short Waves Pictures (254nm)

Curtisite (Idrialite), UVSW, Mernik, Slovakia.

Photo and Copyright: Gérard Barmarin.


Phosphorescence (in the common meaning of the term) seen by naked eye:

No Data

Main Activator(s) and spectrum:

Most Common Activator: Intrinsic organic material

Peaks in the spectrum (nm):

Peaks at: 457nm, 486nm, 512nm, 544nm, 597nm ;

Col. G. Barmarin; Spectre: G. Barmarin

Best Locality for luminescence(*):

(*)Data are not exhaustive and are limited to the most important localities for fluorescence

Bibliographical Reference for luminescence:

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