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Fluorite with Calcite from Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

 
Fluorite with Calcite from Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Fluorite with Calcite from Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 46135
Mineral:Fluorite with Calcite
Locality:Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois
Description:Bi-colored cubic fluorite crystal 50 mm on edge with colorless scalenohedral calcite crystals to 8 mm on the bottom. The fluorite crystal has a translucent yellow core with transparent blue outer layer and a thin purple zone between. Ex. Bob Holzer (1934-2009) collection
Overall Size:5.5x5x5 cm
Crystals:2-50 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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