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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 44527
Mineral:Scheelite on Quartz
Locality:Tae Wha Mine, Chungju, Chungchongpukdo, South Korea
Description:Octahedral translucent brown scheelite crystals to 23 mm across on milky quartz. The scheelite fluoresces bright blue-white under UV illumination. One edge was sawn flat to remove excess without damage. Ex. Harold D. Miller (1838-1919 or 1920) collection, bequeathed to the Wadsworth Atheneum in 1909; ex. Loomis-Chaffee School
Overall Size:8x7x4.5 cm
Crystals:3-23 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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