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Scheelite on Calcite from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan Province, China

 
Scheelite on Calcite from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan Province, China

Scheelite on Calcite from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan Province, China

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Scheelite on Calcite from Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan Province, China

DESCRIPTION:No. 55360
Mineral:Scheelite on Calcite
Locality:Yaogangxian Mine, Nanling Mountains, Hunan Province, China
Description:Flattened pale-pink (nearly colorless) opaque calcite crystals to 30 mm with a group near bottom edge of lustrous translucent brown octahedral scheelite crystals to 8 mm that fluoresce bright blue-white under UV illumination.
Overall Size:5x3.5x2 cm
Crystals:2-30 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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