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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. 36326
Mineral:Fluorite
Locality:Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois
Description:Translucent plate of purple-gray fluorite crystals with silky surface luster. The specimen has small brownish microcrystals in crevices, possibly sphalerite or bitumen. All crystals are complete, though edges show minor edge chipping under magnification.
Overall Size:10x6.5x2 cm
Crystals:1-16 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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