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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 24860
Mineral:Fluorite, Calcite, Sphalerite
Locality:Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois
Description:Large cluster of lilac-purple fluorite crystals up to 5 cm with overgrowth of yellow calcite crystals up to 1 cm, and minor crystals of dark sphalerite. The calcite fluoresces under UV illumination. Minor damage on the outer corners. Ex. Dr. Eugene E. Sensel (1911-2000) collection #M482
Overall Size:13x12x9 cm
Crystals:1-50 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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