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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 12500
Mineral:Fluorite, Calcite, Bitumen
Locality:Minerva No. 1 Mine, Hardin County, Illinois
Description:Large cluster of golden yellow cubic fluorite crystals up to 6 cm, with minor 3 mm white scalenohedral calcite and black bitumen. Roy Smith has attributed the specimen to the Minerva Mine. Originally acquired from R. Hauck in 1987. Ex. Dr. Eugene E. Sensel (1911-2000) collection #M480, ex. Kraissel collection
Overall Size:17x13x8 cm
Crystals:1-6 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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