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Wolframite pseudomorph after Scheelite from Long Hill Mine, Trumbull, Fairfield County, Connecticut

 
Wolframite pseudomorph after Scheelite from Long Hill Mine, Trumbull, Fairfield County, Connecticut

Wolframite pseudomorph after Scheelite from Long Hill Mine, Trumbull, Fairfield County, Connecticut

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Wolframite pseudomorph after Scheelite from Long Hill Mine, Trumbull, Fairfield County, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 64819
Mineral:Wolframite pseudomorph after Scheelite
Locality:Long Hill Mine, Trumbull, Fairfield County, Connecticut
Description:Dark gray-metallic ferberite (ferberite?) pseudomorphs after scheelite crystals to 12 mm. It appears there were several original scheelite crystals that altered to ferberite, but the form is indistinct. Remnants of scheelite fluoresce white under SW UV Collected in 1991 by Richard Schooner (1925-2007)
Overall Size:17x13x10 mm
Crystals:
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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