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27 - Wolframite

27 – Wolframite
alarmPublication date: 19 November, 2021

A tray of crystals.

This magnificent sample comes from the Panasqueira Mines (SW of Covilhã), the most important European wolfram mine. We can see several minerals: Wolframite (black), quartz (vitreous), apatite (light green), muscovite (transparent).

This piece was offered by the previous General Director of Geology and Mines, Eng°. F. Soares Carneiro, together with several other samples, in exhibition in this room.

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