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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 48473
Mineral:Calcite
Locality:Minerva #1 Mine, Rosiclare Level, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois
Description:Large elongated cluster of translucent golden-yellow scalenohedral calcite crystals to 30 mm long over a core of fluorite with barite. The calcite crystals have a microscopic crystallization pattern on the surfaces giving them a matte appearance. Ex. S. Nightingale; originally acquired from R. Lillie in 1993
Overall Size:19x10x7 cm
Crystals:15-30 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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