Database of luminescent Minerals


PARAKELDYSHITE


Chemical Formula: Na2ZrSi2O7

Status: IMA-A

Mineral for Display: No


Luminescence:


UV Type Main color Intensity Observation Frequency
Long Waves (365nm):      Orangy yellow Strong
Short Waves (254 nm):      White Strong
Other colors LW:     
Yellowish White ,
Other colors SW:          
Pink , Blue ,

Daylight Picture


KELDYSHITE and PARAKELDYSHITE xls, Mt Rasvumchorr, Khibiny massif,
Kola peninsula, MurmanskajaOblast, Russia;
Copyright 2006 S. Schneider,
The World of Fluorescent Minerals,
Used with permission of the author,

Short Waves Pictures (254nm)


KELDYSHITE and PARAKELDYSHITE xls, Mt Rasvumchorr, Khibiny massif,
Kola peninsula, MurmanskajaOblast, Russia;
Keldyshite fluoresce yellow SW and parakeldyshite white SW,
Copyright 2006 S. Schneider,
The World of Fluorescent Minerals,
Used with permission of the author,

 

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


No Data

Comments:


See KELDYSHITE.


Main Activator(s) and spectrum:


Most Common Activator: n[TiO6] cluster

Peaks in the spectrum (nm):

Very large band with max at 560 nm (Gorobets)

No spectrum for the moment

Comments on activators and spectra:


Blue luminescence due to TiO6 ?

 

Cathodoluminescence: dark-blue.


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=Parakeldyshite

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

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