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Scheelite & Fluorite

#31927

Scheelite & Fluorite

#31927
Availability
Sold
Size
5 x 7 x 5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
CaWO4 (RRUFF)
Locality
Zinnwald, Erzgebirge, Bohemia, Czech Republic
Tagged
tungstate

This is a really neat piece of Quartz and Muscovite matrix that has purple zoned Fluorite cubes to 3mm and light-brown Scheelite crystals to 3mm, which fluoresce brightly in UV light, in the open spaces in matrix.

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 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection
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