In their Luminescent Spectra of Minerals, Boris S. Gorobets and Alexandre A. Rogojine present one of the more systematic and comprehensive compilations of luminescence spectral characteristics of minerals, contemplating the spectra of photo-, X-ray-, and cathodoluminescence of 320 mineral species. No comparably extensive reference volume can be found in the up-to-date literature on the subject.

Part I aims at giving an overview of the various luminescence properties found in mineral species on Earth. The authors have achieved this goal, providing the reader an extensive guided tour of the subject. Their review of luminescent substances in nature is carried out...

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