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Witherite and Alstonite from Bethel Level, Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

 
Witherite and Alstonite from Bethel Level, Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

DESCRIPTION:No. 32010
Mineral:Witherite and Alstonite
Locality:Bethel Level, Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois
Description:Several translucent crystals of colorless witherite up to 20 mm with a small spray of white alstonite crystals up to 1 mm. The witherite crystals have pyramidal terminations, striated sides and fluoresce white under UV illumination.
Overall Size:4x3.5x2 cm
Crystals:1-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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