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Mineral Specimen No. 77217:
Witherite for sale from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois.

This mineral specimen Witherite from 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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Description of Mineral Specimen for sale No. 77217:

Mineral Species: Witherite.
Location of origin: Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois.
Description: Lustrous translucent beige-colored hexagonal witherite crystals in compound crystals composed of many parallel witherite crystals in a stacked formation with convex terminations. The witherite fluoresces bright white under LW-SW UV illumination. All surfaces and edges are clean and undamaged, except for a natural contact from another intersecting crystal (no longer present). Collected ca. 1985.
Overall size: 7x5x3.5 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 20-30 mm
Price: $400 net (plus shipping).

Mineral Witherite for sale from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Detail view of mineral Witherite for sale from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Detail view of mineral Witherite for sale from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Detail view of mineral Witherite for sale from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Detail view of mineral Witherite for sale from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Detail view of mineral Witherite for sale from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Detail view of mineral Witherite for sale from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Detail view of mineral Witherite for sale from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Photographs Above: daylight illumination.
Photograph Below: UV illumination with 254 nm shortwave (SW) ultraviolet illumination. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals
Shortwave ultraviolet illuminated mineral Witherite for sale from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Photograph Below: UV illumination with 365 nm longwave (LW) ultraviolet illumination. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals
Longwave ultraviolet illuminated mineral Witherite for sale from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Cabinet-sized Specimen

     


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