Wolframite, Fluorite, Quartz
Yaogangxian Wolfram Mine, Yizhang County, Hunan Province, China
Small Cabinet, 6.9 x 5.5 x 3.8 cm
A matrix of lustrous, gray green, drusy chamosite, uncommon member of the chlorite group, hosts a few clusters of lustrous, gray calcite, to 1 cm across, upon which are perched glassy and gemmy, purple crystals of fluorite, to 1.3 cm in length, a glassy and gemmy, colorless quartz crystal, measuring 5 cm in length and finally a lustrous, black wolframite crystal, 4 cm in length. A significant combo specimen! Old material from this mine, circa 2005.