This is a good quality, Short Wave UV Tube Light with a built in clear LED spotting light & WITHOUT a UV filter, with peak radiation efficiency at 254nM.
UV Lights are used to see the true beauty of some Fluorescent Minerals, many of which perform best under Short Wave UV.
Short Wave UV light can be harmful to your eyes, so it is highly recommended that you wear a pair of clear glasses which offers UV protection.
Please note that some minerals will only glow under Short Wave and others only under Long and Medium Wave UV Light, This is a Short Wave light.
Due to shipping constraints, the light does NOT come with the 4 x AA Batteries required for it to work.