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What makes for this color fluorescence?

marcy

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Sonomacounty, that is pretty amazing. I recently got an EC that is medium fluorescent so bought a UV flashlight. My pink sapphires went kind of that color as well. I have no idea why.

Here is what I found in my jewelry box. The pink sapphires are both the 2nd and 3rd over top row, left on 2nd row and the pink stone left on 3rd row is a medium blue sapphire. The rest of the fluorescent stones are diamonds. It's a fun toy.

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beaujolais

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Very nice, Marcy! Thanks for posting! You have a beautiful & interesting collection!

I think the reddish fluorescence comes from chromium.
 

marcy

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Thank you Sonomacounty. It is pretty cool how the colors change. :wavey:
 

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sonomacounty|1454020424|3983205 said:
I think the reddish fluorescence comes from chromium.
That is correct.
 
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