Dragon Minerals - Update November 13, 2018

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17773: Scheelite
Mt Xuebaoding, Pingwu County, Mianyang Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China
Small cabinet - 7.2 x 6.9 x 4.1 cm (2.8 x 2.7 x 1.6 inches)
Weight - 442 grams (0.97 pounds)
Specimen status: Sold

A rather large and lustrous, transparent to opaque scheelite crystal cluster. The longest individual crystal edge is 4.1 cm. Minor muscovite and calcite are noted. (The scheelite-calcite occurrence is pretty uncommon at this locality.) As is typical for scheelite from locality, the specimen has strong blue-white fluorescence under shortwave UV. A little edgewear is noted, but overall in very good condition.









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