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Fluorite from Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

 
Fluorite from Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Fluorite from Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

DESCRIPTION:No. 34314
Mineral:Fluorite
Locality:Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois
Description:Lustrous fluorite crystal with a smooth cap perched on an etched stem (a scepter-like formation). The fluorite is yellow in the center, with purple outer zones. There is a subsurface layer of black bitumen that makes it dark. Small chipping on edges.
Overall Size:5x5x4.5 cm
Crystals:4 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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