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

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

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

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Strontianite with Fluorite from Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

DESCRIPTION:No. 34494
Mineral:Strontianite with Fluorite
Locality:Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois
Description:Hemispherical aggregates up to 25 mm diameter of elongated near-colorless strontianite crystals on matrix of strontianite crystals mixed with dark fluorite crystals. The strontianite fluoresces white under UV illumination.
Overall Size:7x7x3.5 cm
Crystals:1-10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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