Chemical Formula:See retinite
Crystal System: Amorphous
Mineral for Display: No
|Long Waves (365nm): || Blue ||Weak|
Phosphorescence (in the common meaning of the term) seen by naked eye:
The term ambrite seems to specifically refer to amber found in coal seams in New Zealand.
Main Activator(s) and spectrum:
Most Common Activator: Intrinsic organic material
No spectrum for the moment
Best Locality for luminescence(*):
- Motupipi coal Mine, New Zealand;
- Drury coal Mine, New Zealand;
(*)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 ,
Luminescence Reference on internet:
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