Chemical Formula:See PYROPE
Crystal System: Isometric
Mineral for Display: No
|Long Waves (365nm): || Orange Red |
Phosphorescence (in the common meaning of the term) seen by naked eye:
No phosphorescence seen by naked eye whatever the type of UV
Main Activator(s) and spectrum:
Most Common Activator: Mn2+
Other activators: Cr3+ ,
Peaks in the spectrum (nm):
Mn2+ sustituting to Ca2+ : Broad band peaking at 635 nm
Cr3+ replacing Al3+ : line at 694 nm, band at 720nm , 690, 703, 733nm
Spectrum: Michael Gaft, Petah Tikva, Israel. Plot: Institute of Mineralogy, University of Vienna, Austria, with permission of the authors.
To the spectrum gallery (2 spectra in the gallery)
Best Locality for luminescence(*):
(*)Data are not exhaustive and are limited to the most important localities for fluorescence
Bibliographical Reference for luminescence:
- Luminescence Spectroscopy of Minerals and Materials, M. Gaft, R. Reisfeld, G. Panczer, Springer Editor, ISBN: 10 3-540-21918-8 ,
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