AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals > Online Mineral Museum Photographic Archive > Minerals from Illinois > Celestine and Calcite

Search

 

Online Mineral Museum Archive of Mineral Photographs and Mineral Descriptions from John Betts - 
Fine Minerals.com and Allminerals.com

   

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 41908
Mineral:Celestine and Calcite
Locality:Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois
Description:Large elongated pale-blue celestine (celestite) crystals up to 32 mm long overgrown on scalenohedral translucent golden calcite crystals up to 30 mm long. Two of the calcite crystals on the rear have cleaved terminations. Ex. Robert C. Lambert #227
Overall Size:9x7x5 cm
Crystals:5-32 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
Buy similar: Minerals from Midwest, USA > Celestine Specimens

 

  Buy Celestine and Calcite at:

  John Betts - Fine Minerals gallery of Celestine Specimens

 

 

 

© AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals All Rights Reserved

The minerals illustrated on this site are presented for reference purposes only. The owner of this site did not collect the minerals and collectors should not assume access is permitted to the property based on inclusion in this museum. Please contact the property owner to obtain legal permission before entering private property. ;