Database of luminescent Minerals


thorstite


Chemical Formula:

Status: NR

Mineral for Display: No


Luminescence:


UV Type Main color Intensity Observation Frequency
Long Waves (365nm):      Greenish Yellow Weak
 

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


No Data

Main Activator(s) and spectrum:


No data

Comments on activators and spectra:


Thorium silicate: the mineral occurs sparingly in calcite carbonatites of the Murun alkalic massif, where it is associated with aegerine, potassium feldspar, quartz, tinaksite, titanite, apatite, dalyite, and thorite. (1995) 

Weak yellowish green fluorescence in ultraviolet light (365nm).


Best Locality for luminescence(*):


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


Bibliographical Reference for luminescence:



Luminescence Reference on internet:



Mineralogical Reference on internet:


  http://www.mindat.org/show.php?name=Thorstite

  http://webmineral.com/data/Thorstite.shtml

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