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Mineral Specimen No. 77531:
Fluorite with minor Calcite for sale from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois.

This mineral specimen Fluorite with minor Calcite 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. 77531:

Mineral Species: Fluorite with minor Calcite.
Location of origin: Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois.
Description: Elongated cluster of lustrous transparent cubic fluorite crystals to 30 mm with a few lustrous transparent pale-brown calcite crystals to 5 mm. The fluorite crystals have yellow core zones, with blue and purple outer zones, and fluoresce under LW-SW UV. Though the crystals are clean and in good condition, a few show damage upon close inspection, but they are minor compared to the relative size of the specimen. Collected ca. 1985.
Overall size: 11.5x6.5x4.5 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 1-30 mm
Price: $495 net (plus shipping).

Mineral Fluorite with minor Calcite for sale from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Detail view of mineral Fluorite with minor Calcite for sale from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Detail view of mineral Fluorite with minor Calcite for sale from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Detail view of mineral Fluorite with minor Calcite for sale from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Detail view of mineral Fluorite with minor Calcite for sale from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Detail view of mineral Fluorite with minor Calcite for sale from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Detail view of mineral Fluorite with minor Calcite for sale from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Detail view of mineral Fluorite with minor Calcite 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 Fluorite with minor Calcite 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 Fluorite with minor Calcite for sale from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

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