Large, translucent SCHEELITE crystal with a contact twin. The largest face is 1.4 inches long. Brilliant golden-yellow color. It fluoresces blue under short wave UV light. The matrix is silvery MUSCOVITE. The specimen is from the famous Pingwu mine in China. Scheelite is a major ore for Tungsten.This specimen is from the collection of Roger Maynard. Roger is a friend and was a long-time geologist with the US Geological Survey.
Stibnite is an Antimony Sulfide mineral. This specimen has one primary Stibnite crystal 5.4 inches long that is terminated at one end. The color is silver-gray. It has a metallic luster. The piece has many minor Stibnite crystals at one end.