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Scheelite

Scheelite

Formula
CaWO4 
Crystal System
Tetragonal 
Crystal Habit
Massive - Granular, Disseminated, Columnar 
Cleavage
Distinct, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless, white, pale yellow, brownish yellow, reddish yellow 
Streak
white 
Class
Tetragonal - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness
4-5 
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Scheelite from Tae Hwa mine, Chungju, Chungcheongbukdo, South Korea

Scheelite
            from Tae Hwa mine, Chungju, Chungcheongbukdo, South Korea
Special Info
Fluorescent

Octahedral purple Scheelite crystal to 1.3cm on edge. Intense blue FL under SW.

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Scheelite from Trumbull, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, United States

Scheelite
            from Trumbull, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, United States
Special Info
Fluorescent

Massive chunk with colorless large sections of Scheelite to 3cm. Very nicely fluorescent blue.

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Scheelite from Eulytin, Val'kumey deposit, Chukchi Penninsula, Russia

Scheelite
            from Eulytin, Val'kumey deposit, Chukchi Penninsula, Russia
Special Info
Fluorescent

Orange large 1-2cm semi-octahedral crystals of Scheelite with dull black Cassiterite crystals to 9mm. 

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