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    SCHEELITE ON QUARTZ
    Shigar Valley, Skardu District, Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan
    Along with the normal types of mineral specimens encountered in Pakistan, there are occasional surprises. The discovery of a fine and sizable example of Scheelite like this one, would be considered a bit of a surprise, since Pakistan is not the first (or the tenth) place anyone would think of when considering such things. The golden brown bi-pyramidal crystals are sharp and possess a fine luster. They are scattered among water-clear terminated quartz crystals springing from a grayish slab of the country rock. Fine blue fluorescence in short wave Ultra-Violet light. In excellent condition with no damage - this is a world class specimen from an unusual locality that measures 12 x 5 ½ x 4 ½ inches; it has a custom labeled acrylic base.




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    Auction Dates
    June, 2008
    8th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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