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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 43592
Mineral:Witherite
Locality:Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois
Description:Translucent yellow-gray witherite crystal with a thin plate of limestone included along one edge and minor fluorite on the bottom. The surface of the specimen are composed of many parallel crystal faces. The witherite fluoresces bright white under UV.
Overall Size:6x2.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:43 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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