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Calcite from Minerva No. 1 Mine, Hardin County, Illinois

 
Calcite from Minerva No. 1 Mine, Hardin County, Illinois

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Calcite from Minerva No. 1 Mine, Hardin County, Illinois

DESCRIPTION:No. 12477
Mineral:Calcite
Locality:Minerva No. 1 Mine, Hardin County, Illinois
Description:Long, scalenohedral calcite crystals up to 5 cm with minor colorless fluorite crystal 15 mm across. Scattered throughout the specimen is black bitumen (natural oil). Most crystals are completely intact and undamaged. Collected in 1964.
Overall Size:13x11x6 cm
Crystals:5-50 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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