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Calcite on Fluorite from Denton Mine, Hardin County, Illinois.

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Mineral Specimens: Calcite on Fluorite from Denton Mine, Hardin County, Illinois
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Detailed information on mineral specimen No. 8425:

Minerals Species: Calcite on Fluorite.
Location of mineral deposit: Denton Mine, Hardin County, Illinois.
Description: Stunning doubly-terminated golden calcite crystals to 3.5 cm long on partial crystal of cubic purple fluorite 3 cm on edge. Absolutely no damage. Ex. G. Richard Heck collection..
Overall size of mineral specimen: 7x4x3 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 3-3.5 cm.

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