Scheelite, Quartz

Scheelite, Quartz

Regular price $8,800.00
SKU:40598
Locality: Mt. Xuebaoding, Pingwu Co., Mianyang Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China
Dimensions: 7.5 x 11.0 x 5.0 cm

Mount Xuebaoding, located high in the Tibetan Plateau west of Chengdu, China, is noted for it's world-class scheelite crystals, as well as superb examples of cassiterite and aquamarine beryl. With their vibrant orange color, large size, and lustrous faces, it is no wonder why scheelite specimens from Mount Xuebaoding are so prized by collectors. This is a superb example, with sharp tetragonal scheelite crystals to ~4 cm. on contrasting white matrix, with several quartz crystals. A choice scheelite with great color from a major locale for the species. Ex. Proctor Family Trust Collection.

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