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.
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I am scheduled to return from my Tucson show on February 10th. I should be able to ship any purchases the next day. I appreciate your understanding.