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Calcite with Fluorite from Denton Mine, Harris Creek District, Hardin County, Illinois

 
Calcite with Fluorite from Denton Mine, Harris Creek District, Hardin County, Illinois

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Calcite with Fluorite from Denton Mine, Harris Creek District, Hardin County, Illinois

DESCRIPTION:No. 36886
Mineral:Calcite with Fluorite
Locality:Denton Mine, Harris Creek District, Hardin County, Illinois
Description:Translucent yellow-gray calcite crystals with unusual crystal habit of flattened rhombohedral crystals overgrown in parallel orientation on a central scalenohedral calcite crystal. Minor purple fluorite is scattered throughout. Ex. J. Kielbaso
Overall Size:5x4x3.5 cm
Crystals:5-40 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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