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Strontianite on Calcite over Fluorite from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

 
Strontianite on Calcite over Fluorite from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Strontianite on Calcite over Fluorite from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Strontianite on Calcite over Fluorite from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

DESCRIPTION:No. 46465
Mineral:Strontianite on Calcite over Fluorite
Locality:Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois
Description:Bright white strontianite microcrystalline coating 3 mm thick over colorless translucent scalenohedral calcite crystals to 4 mm long on dark-purple translucent fluorite. The strontianite fluoresces bright white under UV illumination.
Overall Size:5x3x2.5 cm
Crystals:micro to 4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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