Chemical Formula:See TALC-1A
Mineral for Display: No
|Long Waves (365nm): || Yellowish White ||Short Waves (254 nm): || Greenish white |
Phosphorescence (in the common meaning of the term) seen by naked eye:
Main Activator(s) and spectrum:
Comments on activators and spectra:
Kunz and Baskerville (1903) noticed the fluorescence of steatite.
Best Locality for luminescence(*):
(*)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 ,
- Handbook of Fluorescent Gems and Minerals, a practical guide for the gem and mineral collector, Jack de Ment, 1949 ,
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