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Mineral Specimen No. 69522:
Barite and Sphalerite from Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois.

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Detailed information on mineral specimen No. 69522:

Minerals Species: Barite and Sphalerite.
Location of mineral deposit: Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois.
Description: Aesthetic formation of lustrous translucent brown-black sphalerite crystals to 20 mm intermixed with white barite crystals in hemispherical formations to 20 mm across. The contrast of the white barite and dark sphalerite is very attractive. All crystals are complete and undamaged, except the outer edges where it was attached to surrounding matrix. Ex. Roy A. Smith (1935-2014) collection #M1347; acquired from former miner Bear Foster ca. 1992.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 9x7.5x6 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 5-20 mm
Price: $225 (plus shipping).

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

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

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

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

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

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

Cabinet-sized Specimen

     


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