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Fluorite on Sphalerite from Minerva #1 Mine, Rosiclare Level, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

 
Fluorite on Sphalerite from Minerva #1 Mine, Rosiclare Level, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Fluorite on Sphalerite from Minerva #1 Mine, Rosiclare Level, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Fluorite on Sphalerite from Minerva #1 Mine, Rosiclare Level, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

DESCRIPTION:No. 46153
Mineral:Fluorite on Sphalerite
Locality:Minerva #1 Mine, Rosiclare Level, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois
Description:Transparent bi-colored cubic fluorite crystals to 16 mm across on unusually etched sphalerite with solution cavities and late-growth transparent brown sphalerite crystals to 3 mm on the edges. The fluorite crystals are blue with purple center zones. Ex. Bob Holzer (1934-2009) collection
Overall Size:8x4x4 cm
Crystals:1-16 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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