calcium tungstate


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calcium tungstate

[′kal·se·əm ′təŋ‚stāt]
(inorganic chemistry)
CaWO4 White, tetragonal crystals, slightly soluble in water; used in manufacture of luminous paints. Also known as artificial scheelite; calcium wolframate.
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CRESST, another Gran Sasso experiment, uses calcium tungstate crystals.
Scheelite calcium tungstate is well known for their interesting luminescence and structural particularities and therefore has been extensively studied during the past century.
One of these materials, calcium tungstate, was found to fluoresce with approximately six times the intensity of barium platinocyanide.