Area, Skardu, Northern Areas, Pakistan
2.6x 1.7 cm
It seems that virtually all the
scheelite for sale these days is from China, with occasional specimens
from S. Korea or Romania. Pakistan
has been known for years to have scheelite, only the specimens are never
two years ago there was a find offered primarily through one dealership,
but I havenít seen any of these for sale since then.
upon a small group of these in Peshawar. The color of scheelites from
this locality is on par with the best from China, having a nice reddish
hue. The crystals tend to be more elongated and have
quartz matrixes, rather than the typical muscovite or albite from Mt.
all the TN collectors out there: this is more of a toenail, but it will
fit in a perky box...