Chemical Formula:See ELBAITE
Crystal System: Rhomboedric
Mineral for Display: No
Phosphorescence (in the common meaning of the term) seen by naked eye:
Main Activator(s) and spectrum:
Best Locality for luminescence(*):
- Lavra do Cruzeiro, Sao Jose da Sefira, Minas Gerais, Brazil (pink rubellite fl. SW bright skyblue + LW medium creamy yellow);
(*)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 ,
Mineralogical Reference on internet:
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