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Scheelite embedded in Fluorite from Camp Bird Mine, 5 Level, Ouray County, Colorado

 
Scheelite embedded in Fluorite from Camp Bird Mine, 5 Level, Ouray County, Colorado

Scheelite embedded in Fluorite from Camp Bird Mine, 5 Level, Ouray County, Colorado

Scheelite embedded in Fluorite from Camp Bird Mine, 5 Level, Ouray County, Colorado

Scheelite embedded in Fluorite from Camp Bird Mine, 5 Level, Ouray County, Colorado

Scheelite embedded in Fluorite from Camp Bird Mine, 5 Level, Ouray County, Colorado

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Scheelite embedded in Fluorite from Camp Bird Mine, 5 Level, Ouray County, Colorado

DESCRIPTION:No. 76457
Mineral:Scheelite embedded in Fluorite
Locality:Camp Bird Mine, 5 Level, Ouray County, Colorado
Description:Lustrous translucent dark gray-brown pseudo-octahedral scheelite crystals to 15 mm on fine-grained translucent colorless fluorite. The scheelite crystals fluoresce bright blue-white under shortwave ultraviolet illumination. Collected ca. 1990; ex. John Davis (Montrose, Colorado)
Overall Size:4.5x3.5x3 cm
Crystals:micro to 15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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