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Mineral Specimen No. 75258:
Scheelite on Muscovite with Cassiterite for sale from Xuebaoding Mountain, near Pingwu, Sichuan Province, China.

This mineral specimen of Scheelite on Muscovite with Cassiterite from Xuebaoding Mountain, near Pingwu, Sichuan Province, China is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Detailed information on mineral for sale No. 75258:

Mineral Species: Scheelite on Muscovite with Cassiterite.
Location of mineral deposit: Xuebaoding Mountain, near Pingwu, Sichuan Province, China.
Description: Many lustrous transparent golden-orange octahedral scheelite crystals with complex surface crystallization patterns of small parallel faces on muscovite mica with black cassiterite. The scheelite crystals fluoresces blue-white under UV illumination. Though the crystals are clean and in good condition, a few show damage upon close inspection, but they are minor compared to the relative size of the specimen. Collected ca. 1995. Fluoresces violet-white under 365 nm LW UV illumination and yellow under 254 nm SW UV illumination.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 7.5x6.5x4 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 10-40 mm
Price: $375 (plus shipping).

Mineral Scheelite on Muscovite with Cassiterite for sale from Xuebaoding Mountain, near Pingwu, Sichuan Province, China

Detail view of mineral Scheelite on Muscovite with Cassiterite for sale from Xuebaoding Mountain, near Pingwu, Sichuan Province, China

Detail view of mineral Scheelite on Muscovite with Cassiterite for sale from Xuebaoding Mountain, near Pingwu, Sichuan Province, China

Detail view of mineral Scheelite on Muscovite with Cassiterite for sale from Xuebaoding Mountain, near Pingwu, Sichuan Province, China

Detail view of mineral Scheelite on Muscovite with Cassiterite for sale from Xuebaoding Mountain, near Pingwu, Sichuan Province, China

Detail view of mineral Scheelite on Muscovite with Cassiterite for sale from Xuebaoding Mountain, near Pingwu, Sichuan Province, China

Detail view of mineral Scheelite on Muscovite with Cassiterite for sale from Xuebaoding Mountain, near Pingwu, Sichuan Province, China

Photographs Above: daylight illumination.
Photograph Below: UV illumination under SuperBright 254 nm SW UV illumination. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals
Fluorescent illuminated mineral Scheelite on Muscovite with Cassiterite for sale from Xuebaoding Mountain, near Pingwu, Sichuan Province, China
Photographs Below: UV illumination with 365 nm longwave ultraviolet illumination. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals

Fluorescent illuminated mineral Scheelite on Muscovite with Cassiterite for sale from Xuebaoding Mountain, near Pingwu, Sichuan Province, China

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