Scheelite Photos       
Cochise College               
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Roger Weller, geology instructor     copyright 2010-R.Weller 

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Scheelite also fluoresces a bright blue-white under an ultraviolet light. 
Coincidentally, scorpions also fluoresce the same color.  A rule among prospectors
who use ultraviolet lamps at night is "Don't pick up a moving scheelite crystal."

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Just credit photo to R.Weller/Cochise College.