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Scheelite on Muscovite from Xuebaoding Mountain near Pingwu, Sichuan Province, China

 
Scheelite on Muscovite from Xuebaoding Mountain near Pingwu, Sichuan Province, China

Scheelite on Muscovite from Xuebaoding Mountain near Pingwu, Sichuan Province, China

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Scheelite on Muscovite from Xuebaoding Mountain near Pingwu, Sichuan Province, China

DESCRIPTION:No. 36947
Mineral:Scheelite on Muscovite
Locality:Xuebaoding Mountain near Pingwu, Sichuan Province, China
Description:Tow intergrown crystals of translucent orange scheelite on matrix covered with iron-stained muscovite crystals. The scheelite fluoresces bright white under UV illumination. The underside of one corner is chipped, but the color and luster are excellent.
Overall Size:5x4.5x3 cm
Crystals:18 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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