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Calcite on Fluorite from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

 
Calcite on Fluorite from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Calcite on Fluorite from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Calcite on Fluorite from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite on Fluorite from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

DESCRIPTION:No. 19921
Mineral:Calcite on Fluorite
Locality:Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois
Description:Transparent yellow-purple fluorite in cubic crystals up to 3 cm, overgrown with translucent, colorless scalenohedral crystals of calcite up to 10 mm. Hard to photograph - must be seen. The calcite fluoresces under UV illumination. Ex. Ben Clement
Overall Size:6.5x5x3 cm
Crystals:5-30 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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