THE FLUORESCENT MINERAL TABLES

Tyuyamunite

Gypsum

Scapolite

Zippeite

Benitoite

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LONGWAVE FLUORESCENT MINERALS

GENERAL COLOR:

MINERALS:

WHITE Agate, albite (bluish), aragonite (bluish), barite, benstonite (bluish), brucite (bluish), calcite, celestite (bluish), cerussite, colemanite (bluish), cowlesite, datolite, diopside (bluish), dypingite (bluish), eucryptite, fluorite, gowerite (bluish), gypsum (slightly bluish), halite (bluish), hanksite, hemimorphite, hydroboracite (bluish), laumontite, magnesite (bluish), mesolite, meyerhofferite (bluish), natrolite (bluish), pectolite, pirssonite, smithsonite, stilbite, strontianite (bluish), thaumasite, thomsonite, trona (bluish), ulexite, wavellite, whewellite (bluish), witherite (bluish), wollastonite and xonotlite.
RED Anthophyllite, axinite, barite, calcite (very bright), corundum, halite, sphalerite and tirodite.
ORANGE Alunite, amber, amblygonite, apatite (brownish), barite, becquerelite (brownish), boltwoodite (brownish), calcite, calomel, cerussite, chondrodite (tan), clinohedrite, gaylussite (pinkish), margarosanite, montebrasite, pectolite (pinkish), phosphuranylite (brownish), scapolite (pinkish), scheelite (tan), sodalite, soddyite (brownish), sphalerite, tremolite, walstromite (pinkish), willemite (brownish), wollastonite, wulfenite (brownish), wurtzite and zircon.
YELLOW Agate, analcime, andersonite, anglesite, apatite, aphthitalite (greenish), apophyllite, aragonite, barite, cahnite, calcite, celestite, cerussite, colemanite, diopside, esperite, fluorite, foshagite, gypsum, hanksite, hemimorphite, idrialite (variety - curtisite, greenish), laumontite, melanophlogite, nahcolite, norbergite (tan), plombierite, powellite, pyrophyllite, rosenhahnite, scapolite, scheelite, serpentine, sphalerite, spodumene, strontianite, talc, tremolite, trona, ulexite, uralolite, wavellite, witherite, wollastonite, zincite (pale greenish) and zircon.
GREEN Adamite, agate, aragonite, autunite, calcite, meta-autunite, opal, quartz, uranocircite, uranopilite (bluish), willemite and zippeite.
BLUE Albite, allophane, apatite(lavender), barite (lavender), benitoite, brucite, calcite, celestite, colemanite, creedite, dypingite, fluorite, gypsum, hardystonite (deep violet-blue), hedyphane (lavender), herderite, howlite, hydrozincite (lavender), karpatite, magnesite, margarite, microcline, pectolite, scapolite, sphalerite, strontianite, tyuyamunite, wavellite, witherite and wollastonite.


SHORTWAVE FLUORESCENT MINERALS

GENERAL COLOR:

MINERALS:

WHITE Agate, aphthitalite, aragonite, barite, calcite, celestite, colemanite, diopside, dumortierite, ettringite (yellowish), fluorite, gaylussite (yellowish), guerinite, gypsum, hanksite, hemimorphite, herderite, hydroboracite, laumontite, magnesite, pectolite, picropharmacolite, scapolite, scheelite, strontianite, tincalconite, ulexite, witherite, wollastonite and zektzerite.
RED Anthophyllite (pink), axinite, barite (pink), calcite, eucryptite (pink), halite, microcline, ruby, scapolite, spodumene variety kunzite (pink), tirodite, wickenburgite and wulfenite.
ORANGE Apatite, amber, cerussite, chondrodite, clinohedrite, norbergite, phosphuranylite (brownish), scapolite, sodalite, sphalerite, sphene (brownish), tremolite, wickenburgite (pinkish), wollastonite and zircon.
YELLOW Apatite, aragonite, barite, calcite, celestite, cerussite, chondrodite, colemanite, esperite, fluorite, gypsum, hanksite, laumontite, norbergite, phlogopite, phosgenite, scapolite, scheelite, serpentine, spodumene, strontianite, talc, tremolite, trona, tyuyamunite (greenish), ulexite (weak), witherite, wollastonite and zircon.
GREEN Adamite (bright), aragonite, autunite, calcite, diamond, meta-autunite (bright), opal (bright if it contains uranium traces), quartz (variety hyalite) and willemite (bright).
BLUE Albite, barite (lavender), baratovite, benitoite, calcite, celestite, colemanite, diopside, fluorite (violet), gypsum, hardystonite (deep violet-blue), howlite, hydrozincite, magnesite, margarosanite (pale violet), microcline (violet), scheelite, strontianite, tyuyamunite, witherite and wollastonite.
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