This shortwave model UVG-4 Mini UV lamp uses a 4-watt fluorescent tube with a wavelength of 254nm. It is an excellent lamp for office or quick field inspection. Lamp is lightweight and small enough to fit into a pocket. A nylon strap is attached for easy handling. Operates on four AA batteries (not included).
Return Policy: Ultraviolet lamps from Analytik Jena (UVP) have a 20% restocking fee.
GEMSTONE and MINERAL INSPECTION
UV Light can react with the chemicals of a mineral specimen and cause it to glow, called fluorescence. Color and intensity of the fluorescence can identify many materials. Some minerals and gemstones have brilliant fluorescence under shortwave UV light.