Chemical Formula:See WOLLASTONITE-2M
Crystal System: Triclinic
Mineral for Display: No
Associated names (luminescent varieties, discredited names, synonymes etc.): WOLLASTONITE-2M,
|Long Waves (365nm): || Yellowish White ||Weak||Short Waves (254 nm): || Orange ||Weak|
Phosphorescence (in the common meaning of the term) seen by naked eye:
Parawollastonite accompanied by SARABAUITE (non fluorescent) and calcite (red luminescent) from a mine near Bau, Sarawak, Borneo is luminescent in Bright orange SW;
Main Activator(s) and spectrum:
Best Locality for luminescence(*):
- Crestmore Quarry, Riverside county, California, USA;
- Sarabau Mine, North Bau, Sarawak, Borneo (bright orange SW, associated with non fluorescent sarabauite);
(*)Data are not exhaustive and are limited to the most important localities for fluorescence
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