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Fluorite with Marcasite inclusions from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

 
Fluorite with Marcasite inclusions from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

DESCRIPTION:No. 19957
Mineral:Fluorite with Marcasite inclusions
Locality:Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois
Description:Cubic crystals of purple fluorite with 1 mm chalcopyrite inclusions just beneath the surface. Surprisingly, this specimen is almost completely undamaged (specimens were taken from the mines in miner's lunchboxes, frequently damaged). Purchased in 1976. Ex. Ben Clement
Overall Size:6x6x5 cm
Crystals:1-40 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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