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Barite on Fluorite from Rosiclare District, Hardin County, Illinois

 
Barite on Fluorite from Rosiclare District, Hardin County, Illinois

Barite on Fluorite from Rosiclare District, Hardin County, Illinois

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Barite on Fluorite from Rosiclare District, Hardin County, Illinois

DESCRIPTION:No. 22559
Mineral:Barite on Fluorite
Locality:Rosiclare District, Hardin County, Illinois
Description:Rosettes of white barite crystals overgrown on yellow to gray-black fluorite crystals. The dark color of the fluorite is due to hydrocarbon (natural oil) inclusions, these inclusions fluoresce under UV illumination. Ex. Joseph D'Agostino collection 129AC
Overall Size:14x6x5 cm
Crystals:5-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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