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Alstonite with Witherite from Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

 
Alstonite with Witherite from Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Alstonite with Witherite from Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 37556
Mineral:Alstonite with Witherite
Locality:Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois
Description:Large translucent yellow witherite crystal 9 mm long surrounded by sparkling white alstonite microcrystals. Several other witherite crystals are scattered throughout. The witherite fluoresces brightly under UV illumination. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #9145; acquired from Lou Moyd in 1972, X-ray verified
Overall Size:6x4x3 cm
Crystals:.5-9 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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