Database of luminescent Minerals


CLINOHUMITE


Chemical Formula: (Mg,Fe+2)9(SiO4)4(F,OH)2

Familly: Silicates

Status: IMA-GP

Crystal System: Monoclinic

Mineral for Display: No


Luminescence:


UV Type Main color Intensity Observation Frequency
Short Waves (254 nm):      Orange Strong
Other colors SW:     
Orangy yellow ,

Daylight Picture


CLINOHUMITE, Tajikistan;
Col. G.Barmarin; Photo: G. Barmarin

Short Waves Pictures (254nm)


CLINOHUMITE, Tajikistan; UVSW
Col. G.Barmarin; Photo: G. Barmarin

 

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


No Data

Main Activator(s) and spectrum:


Most Common Activator: Mn2+

Other activators:            TiO6 , n[TiO6] cluster ,

Peaks in the spectrum (nm):

400 (?), 470 (?),

TiOn (Ti4+ - Si4+) :  500nm

n[TiOn] :  550-600nm

Mn2+ repl. Mg2+ : 630nm 

518nm, 562nm, 604nm


Col. G. Barmarin; Spectre: G. Barmarin

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Best Locality for luminescence(*):


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


Bibliographical Reference for luminescence:



Mineralogical Reference on internet:


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

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

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