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Scheelite from Tae Wha Mine, Chungju, Chungchongpukdo, South Korea

 
Scheelite from Tae Wha Mine, Chungju, Chungchongpukdo, South Korea

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Scheelite from Tae Wha Mine, Chungju, Chungchongpukdo, South Korea

DESCRIPTION:No. 28901
Mineral:Scheelite
Locality:Tae Wha Mine, Chungju, Chungchongpukdo, South Korea
Description:Tan crystal of translucent scheelite with scattered overgrowth of a white mineral (orthoclase?). The scheelite fluoresces bright blue-white under UV illumination. The crystal surfaces are clean and lustrous with minute damage visible under magnification.
Overall Size:30x24x20 mm
Crystals:25 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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