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Mineral Specimen No. 64542:
Calcite from Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois.

This mineral specimen of Calcite from Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Detailed information on mineral specimen No. 64542:

Minerals Species: Calcite.
Location of mineral deposit: Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois.
Description: Hemispherical cluster of lustrous transparent brownish-gray calcite crystals over an earlier generation of smaller white calcite crystals. The large calcite crystals are hexagonal form with scalenohedral terminations topped with rhombohedral faces. Most crystals are complete and undamaged, but a few crystals have chipped terminations. All of the main crystals are complete and undamaged, but a lesser crystal is incomplete where it contacted surrounding matrix. Ex. Roy A. Smith (1935-2014) collection #M1565; originally acquired in April 1995 from Ernie Collins; ex. Dennis Darnell.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 8.5x7.5x5 cm.
Size of individual crystals: micro to 24 mm
Price: $150 (plus shipping).

Mineral Specimens: Calcite from Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Mineral Specimens: Calcite from Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Mineral Specimens: Calcite from Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Mineral Specimens: Calcite from Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Mineral Specimens: Calcite from Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Mineral Specimens: Calcite from Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Cabinet-sized Specimen

  


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