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Calcite from Rosiclare District, Hardin County, Illinois

 
Calcite from Rosiclare District, Hardin County, Illinois

Calcite from Rosiclare District, Hardin County, Illinois

Calcite from Rosiclare District, Hardin County, Illinois

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite from Rosiclare District, Hardin County, Illinois

DESCRIPTION:No. 43118
Mineral:Calcite
Locality:Rosiclare District, Hardin County, Illinois
Description:Elongated scalenohedral calcite crystals up to 45 mm long overgrown with a second generation of calcite microcrystals. A few of the larger crystals on the right have cleaved tips (the right portion could be trimmed and the cluster would be undamaged). Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #7915; ex. National Museum of Natural Sciences of Canada #71/825 in 1980; acquired from Highlights (Helen Snyder) in 1971 by Lou Moyd
Overall Size:9x7x5 cm
Crystals:micro to 45 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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