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Calcite on Fluorite from Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

 
Calcite on Fluorite from Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Calcite on Fluorite from Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite on Fluorite from Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

DESCRIPTION:No. 25485
Mineral:Calcite on Fluorite
Locality:Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois
Description:Cubic crystal of fluorite with white calcite overgrowth. The fluorite is yellow inside with a thin purple outer layer. The calcite crystals fluoresce white under UV illumination.
Overall Size:7x6x5 cm
Crystals:2-60 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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