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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 37923
Mineral:Witherite on Fluorite
Locality:Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois
Description:Translucent pale-brown witherite crystals in parallel orientation with minor yellow fluorite matrix. The witherite fluoresces bright white under UV illumination. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection 14097; acquired in 1970
Overall Size:5x4.5x4 cm
Crystals:5-30 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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