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Glossary of Terms

Shortwave

A wavelength of ultraviolet light. Some minerals display fluorescence when exposed to shortwave ultraviolet light. Commonly abbreviated as SW.

Also see Fluorescence in Mineral Properties for more information.

Willemite and Calcite Exhibiting Fluorescence in Shortwave Ultraviolet Light

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