Chemical Formula: (Mg,Fe+2)3Si2O5(OH)4
Crystal System: Monoclinic
Mineral for Display: No
Associated names (luminescent varieties, discredited names, synonymes etc.): bowenite, serpentine, gymnite,
|Short Waves (254 nm): || Blue |
|Other colors SW: || |
Bluish White , Yellowish White , Pale Yellow , Greenish white ,
Phosphorescence (in the common meaning of the term) seen by naked eye:
Main Activator(s) and spectrum:
Best Locality for luminescence(*):
- Staten Island, New York City, New York, 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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