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Fluorite on Quartz with Sphalerite from Davis-Deardorff Mine, Cave-In-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

 
Fluorite on Quartz with Sphalerite from Davis-Deardorff Mine, Cave-In-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Fluorite on Quartz with Sphalerite from Davis-Deardorff Mine, Cave-In-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Fluorite on Quartz with Sphalerite from Davis-Deardorff Mine, Cave-In-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Fluorite on Quartz with Sphalerite from Davis-Deardorff Mine, Cave-In-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

DESCRIPTION:No. 46307
Mineral:Fluorite on Quartz with Sphalerite
Locality:Davis-Deardorff Mine, Cave-In-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois
Description:Transparent cubic purple fluorite crystals to 28 mm across on translucent gray quartz crystals to 2 mm with scattered translucent dark red-brown sphalerite crystals to 4 mm. The outer layers of the fluorite are medium purple, the cores are yellow-gray. Ex. Bob Holzer (1934-2009) collection; mined in the 1940s
Overall Size:14x12x7 cm
Crystals:1-28 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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