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Witherite from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

 
Witherite from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Witherite from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

DESCRIPTION:No. 32805
Mineral:Witherite
Locality:Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois
Description:Excellent cluster of translucent witherite crystals with minor white strontianite. The witherite is in complex hexagonal crystals and fluoresces bright blue-white under UV illumination. The largest crystal contacted the pocket wall on the top surface. Ex. Dr. Eugene E. Sensel (1911-2000) collection #G641, acquired in 1968
Overall Size:10x6x4 cm
Crystals:1-4 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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