Dragon Minerals - Update November 15, 2018

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23079: Scheelite
Mt Xuebaoding, Pingwu County, Mianyang Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China
Miniature - 4.8 x 4.3 x 4.2 cm (1.9 x 1.7 x 1.7 inches)
Weight - 132 grams (0.29 pounds)
Specimen status: Sold

A lustrous, butterscotch, mostly opaque scheelite crystal perched on a nest of muscovite.The scheelite has three distinct termination peaks, reminiscent of the mountain range from which it comes. As is typical for most examples, the scheelite exhibits brilliant blue-white fluorescence under shortwave UV. Minor albite and beryl also present. No damage to the display faces. Sits well for display as shown without needing a stand.

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