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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 30120
Mineral:Fluorite with Bitumen
Locality:Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois
Description:Large plate of transparent yellow fluorite crystals with partial coating of black bitumen (naturally occurring petroleum). Large specimen in good condition - only one crystal has a cleaved corner. The bitumen can be removed with solvents.
Overall Size:21x19x6 cm
Crystals:2-35 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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