Chemical Formula:See ARAGONITE
Status: NON APPR
Crystal System: Orthorhombic
Mineral for Display: No
|Short Waves (254 nm): || Bluish White |
Phosphorescence (in the common meaning of the term) seen by naked eye:
|Short Waves (254 nm): ||Bluish White |
Cryptocristalline variety of aragonite forming pisolite named by Lacroix (1898).
Cited by de Ment (1949).
Main Activator(s) and spectrum:
Best Locality for luminescence(*):
- Karlovy Vary (carlsbad), Czech Republic;
(*)Data are not exhaustive and are limited to the most important localities for fluorescence
Bibliographical Reference for luminescence:
- Handbook of Fluorescent Gems and Minerals, a practical guide for the gem and mineral collector, Jack de Ment, 1949 ,
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