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Fluorite over Sphalerite from Mahoning #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

 
Fluorite over Sphalerite from Mahoning #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Fluorite over Sphalerite from Mahoning #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Fluorite over Sphalerite from Mahoning #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

DESCRIPTION:No. 44722
Mineral:Fluorite over Sphalerite
Locality:Mahoning #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois
Description:Transparent purple-gray cubic fluorite crystals to 23 mm across on lustrous black sphalerite crystals to 8 mm across. The fluorite crystals have a silky surface luster and better-than-average internal clarity. Ex. Chas. W. Velte Jr. (1914-1987) collection #272
Overall Size:5x4x2.5 cm
Crystals:1-23 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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