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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 34495
Mineral:Barite on Fluorite
Locality:Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois
Description:Transparent colorless barite crystals up to 5 mm overgrown on cubic yellow fluorite crystals up to 12 mm. The contrast of the white barite against the yellow fluorite is very attractive.
Overall Size:8x7x4 cm
Crystals:2-12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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