Chemical Formula: Mg3(BO3)(OH)3
Mineral for Display: No
|Short Waves (254 nm): || Blue |
Phosphorescence (in the common meaning of the term) seen by naked eye:
Isostructural with fluorborite. Occurs in radial to fan-shaped colorless transparent aggregates.fibrous
Associated with calcite and clinohumite. Sometimes replaced by fibrous szaibelyite and included with ludwigite. Does not dissolve in water.
Main Activator(s) and spectrum:
Best Locality for luminescence(*):
- Titovskoe deposit, Chersky Ridge, Dogdo River basin, Sakha Republic (former Yakutsk), Russia;
(*)Data are not exhaustive and are limited to the most important localities for fluorescence
Bibliographical Reference for luminescence:
Luminescence Reference on internet:
- UV-Waves vol 39, sept-oct 2009,
- Am Min vol 94, n°7
Mineralogical Reference on internet:
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