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Crystal habit of Scheelite Scheelite Scheelite

Name   Scheelite
Chemistry   Ca[WO4]
Hardness   4.5 - 5
Lustre   greasy
Colour   greyish white, yellowish, brownish, translucent
Streak   white 
Density [g/cm3]   5.9 - 6.1
Crystal habit   tetragonal, crystals often as dipyramides
Cleavage, Fracture   [101] distinct, fracture conchoidal to uneven
other characteristics and occurrences   in pegmatites and hydrothermal veins of high temperature, shows bluish fluorescence in UV light

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