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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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 43681
Mineral:Witherite
Locality:Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois
Description:Lustrous translucent yellow witherite crystals in aggregates of hexagonal crystals resembling stacked plates. The witherite fluoresces bright white under UV illumination. Tribbey's label and catalog card accompany the specimen. Ex. Gene Tribbey #1415, originally acquired in 1973
Overall Size:6.5x4.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:4-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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