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Fluorite from Hardin County, Illinois

Fluorite from Hardin County, Illinois

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite from Hardin County, Illinois

Locality:Hardin County, Illinois
Description:Octahedral cleavage of pale-purple fluorite with dark inclusions of bitumen, a naturally occurring petroleum. This would make a good sample for a hardness kit (fluorite = 4 on Mohs hardness scale).
Overall Size:30x25x25 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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