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Scheelite from Thompson Mine, Darwin, Inyo County, California

 
Scheelite from Thompson Mine, Darwin, Inyo County, California

Scheelite from Thompson Mine, Darwin, Inyo County, California

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Scheelite from Thompson Mine, Darwin, Inyo County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 60531
Mineral:Scheelite
Locality:Thompson Mine, Darwin, Inyo County, California
Description:Pseudo-octahedral translucent pale-gray scheelite crystals to 13 mm with in brown matrix. The scheelite crystals have a brown coating on the surfaces (limonite?) and they fluoresce bright blue-white under SW UV illumination. Ex. B. Gaber collection #472; ex. Paul Pohwat collection #279 (Mineral Collection Manager at Smithsonian)
Overall Size:25x20x22 mm
Crystals:3-13 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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