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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 48104
Mineral:Fluorite
Locality:Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois
Description:Bi-colored cubic fluorite crystals to 62 mm on edge. The fluorite has a transparent yellow core with 6 mm blue (looks purple under incandescent illumination) outer zone plus many yellow-metallic pyrite or chalcopyrite inclusions throughout. Fluorescent.
Overall Size:9x6x6 cm
Crystals:1-62 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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