Wolframite in quartz

Carrock Mine, Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria, England


Interesting specimen obtained from the roof of a level in Carrock mine on the Smith vein. The 52 mm wide specimen shows biotite mica on both cheeks of the vein with a infill of quartz heavily mineralised with wolframite blades. SW UV light shows small quantites of scheelite in the vein

Formula: Wolframite (Fe,Mn)WO4 ;  Scheelite CaWO4

Status: Sold

Dimensions: 52x50x25mm

Size: Miniature (M)

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