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Witherite with Fluorite and Sphalerite from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

 
Witherite with Fluorite and Sphalerite from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Witherite with Fluorite and Sphalerite from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

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Witherite with Fluorite and Sphalerite from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

DESCRIPTION:No. 31376
Mineral:Witherite with Fluorite and Sphalerite
Locality:Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois
Description:Heavy cluster of translucent witherite with minor purple fluorite and brown sphalerite. The witherite is crystallized, but the main value of this specimen is because the witherite fluoresces brightly under UV illumination. Old collection #3035
Overall Size:7x6x4 cm
Crystals:15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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