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Scheelite from Ortiz Gold Mine, Old Placers District, Santa Fe County, New Mexico

 
Scheelite from Ortiz Gold Mine, Old Placers District, Santa Fe County, New Mexico

Scheelite from Ortiz Gold Mine, Old Placers District, Santa Fe County, New Mexico

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Scheelite from Ortiz Gold Mine, Old Placers District, Santa Fe County, New Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 56589
Mineral:Scheelite
Locality:Ortiz Gold Mine, Old Placers District, Santa Fe County, New Mexico
Description:Several partial crystals of translucent yellow scheelite that fluoresce bright white under SW UV illumination. The scheelite crystals formed in a tight cavity resulting in contacts around the periphery. Ex. Al Tlush (Carousel Gems & Minerals)
Overall Size:17x15x10 mm
Crystals:4-12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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