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Scheelite — specimen 0431, photo © NMNHS
Scheelite — specimen 0431, photo © NMNHS

Scheelitespecimen 0431


East Asia
Scheelite — specimen 0431, locality map

Weight: 0.39 ct; size: 4.21 | 3.58 | 2.47 mm; shape: oval; colour: light orangey yellow; strong; clarity: slightly included; cut: excellent; treatment: none.

Slightly included specimen; design ‘Ovalimixtum ST 42-39’, excellent cut by Tan Pen.

More information from ‘Classification’

A component of contact metamorphic tactite; in high-temperature hydrothermal veins and greisen; less common in granite pegmatites and medium-temperature hydrothermal veins; alluvial (Anthony et al., 2001—2005). Very rare gemstone.