DOUBTFULL FLUORESCENCE but cited by some authors
Chemical Formula: C20H36
Crystal System: Orthorhombic
Mineral for Display: No
|Long Waves (365nm): || Blue |
Phosphorescence (in the common meaning of the term) seen by naked eye:
Natural cyclic hydrocarbon to be checked for luminescence found in bituminous fossil wood in unconsolidated river sediment.
Main Activator(s) and spectrum:
Most Common Activator: Intrinsic organic material
No spectrum for the moment
Best Locality for luminescence(*):
- Castelnuovo di Garfagnana, Serchio Valley, Tuscany, Italy;
(*)Data are not exhaustive and are limited to the most important localities for fluorescence
Bibliographical Reference for luminescence:
- Luminescent Spectra of Minerals, Boris S. Gorobets and Alexandre A. Rogojine, Moscow, 2002 ,
Mineralogical Reference on internet:
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