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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

DESCRIPTION:No. 35446
Mineral:Barite on Fluorite
Locality:Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois
Description:Bladed yellow barite crystals up to 20 mm on purple-to-yellow fluorite with scattered pyrite microcrystals. The fluorite is cleaved on the rear revealing yellow fur-like inclusions. Two barite crystals are incomplete.
Overall Size:8x5x3 cm
Crystals:1-20 mm
Status: For reference only
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