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 Post subject: Phosphorescent Faceted Hackmanite
PostPosted: Thu Sep 13, 2018 7:21 am 
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I recently acquired a small parcel of faceted hackmanite, a friend acquired a piece and after some investigation found it to glow in the dark after exposure to LW UV, I was quite chuffed.

Picture is taken in daylight, SW UV, LW UV and in total darkness after a minute exposure to LW UV light.


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 Post subject: Re: Phosphorescent Faceted Hackmanite
PostPosted: Fri Dec 14, 2018 5:03 pm 
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But is it tenebrescent?

Soak it with SW UV, see if it turns purple!


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 Post subject: Re: Phosphorescent Faceted Hackmanite
PostPosted: Fri Dec 14, 2018 6:33 pm 
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Cool!!!

Same with my small faceted Hackmanites...

Incandescent light ( the darker color after LW and SW UV...)

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LW UV

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SW UV

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Phosphorescence ( and quite long)

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 Post subject: Re: Phosphorescent Faceted Hackmanite
PostPosted: Fri Dec 14, 2018 7:23 pm 
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Cancrinite...

Incandescent light ( vivid yellow)

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LW UV ( orange)

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SW UV ( neonyellowishgreen)

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No Phosphorescence

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 Post subject: Re: Phosphorescent Faceted Hackmanite
PostPosted: Tue Dec 18, 2018 8:51 am 
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Icehut wrote:
But is it tenebrescent?

Soak it with SW UV, see if it turns purple!


Unfortunately not tenebrescent : (
But I've got a lot hackmanite cabs which are.


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 Post subject: Re: Phosphorescent Faceted Hackmanite
PostPosted: Tue Dec 18, 2018 8:53 am 
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Marlow wrote:
Cool!!!

Same with my small faceted Hackmanites...

Incandescent light ( the darker color after LW and SW UV...)

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LW UV

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SW UV

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Phosphorescence ( and quite long)

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Love it!


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 Post subject: Re: Phosphorescent Faceted Hackmanite
PostPosted: Tue Dec 18, 2018 1:39 pm 
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