Scheelite Photos       
Cochise College               
Photos of Minerals
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Roger Weller, geology instructor

wellerr@cochise.edu     copyright 2010-R.Weller 

 
scheelite crystal-1
China
Scheelite is calcium tungstate.  Crystals of scheelite are often a shiny yellow. 
One distinguishing feature of scheelite is a very high density, approximately
six times the density of water or more than two times the density of most
common minerals.

  


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Just credit photo to R.Weller/Cochise College.