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Barite with Calcite and Chalcopyrite from Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

 
Barite with Calcite and Chalcopyrite from Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Barite with Calcite and Chalcopyrite from Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Barite with Calcite and Chalcopyrite from Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Barite with Calcite and Chalcopyrite from Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Barite with Calcite and Chalcopyrite from Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Barite with Calcite and Chalcopyrite from Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

DESCRIPTION:No. 39042
Mineral:Barite with Calcite and Chalcopyrite
Locality:Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois
Description:Lustrous translucent white bladed barite crystals to 18 mm with scattered transparent pale-yellow calcite crystals to 1 mm. Small metallic chalcopyrite crystals to 1.5 mm are scattered throughout. Barite is uncommon in the Illinois fluorite mines.
Overall Size:8x5x3 cm
Crystals:0.5-18.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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