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Witherite with Fluorite from Mahoning Mine, Rosiclare, Hardin County, Illinois

 
Witherite with Fluorite from Mahoning Mine, Rosiclare, Hardin County, Illinois

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Witherite with Fluorite from Mahoning Mine, Rosiclare, Hardin County, Illinois

DESCRIPTION:No. 13402
Mineral:Witherite with Fluorite
Locality:Mahoning Mine, Rosiclare, Hardin County, Illinois
Description:Excellent cluster of translucent complex witherite crystals up to 3.5 cm with minor blue and purple fluorite matrix. The witherite is very clean and undamaged. Fluoresces white under UV illumination. With old label from the Thurstons. Ex. Al Sebela collection
Overall Size:7x5x5 cm
Crystals:2-3.5 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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