Scheelite, Rainbow Mine, California, USA

Bright white scheelite from the Rainbow Mine in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, California. Shown in shortwave and natural light. The abandoned tungsten mine is deep in the mountains, located 8600 feet above sea level.

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