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Scheelite With Mica On Quartz

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Scheelite With Mica On Quartz

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Description
Locality: 
Carrock Mine, Mungrisdale, Cumbria, United Kingdom
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.6 × 4.5 × 2 cm
Description

This is a very rare locality piece consisting of scheelite and mica crystal in a milky quartq cavity. From Carrock Mine, Caldbeck Fells, Cumberland, Cumbria, England, a site now closed to any collecting.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Scheelite

Formula: 
Ca(WO4)
Strunz: 
7.GA.05
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
4.5 - 5.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Bispbergs Klack, Säter, Dalarna, Sweden

Mica

Group Parent: 
Mica Group

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White