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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 48477
Mineral:Fluorite with Bitumen
Locality:Minerva #1 Mine, Rosiclare Level, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois
Description:Glassy cubic fluorite crystals with areas in the lower middle of black bitumen, a natural hydrocarbon. The fluorite crystals have translucent yellow cores with transparent blue and purple outer zones. The center crystal has a bruised corner. Ex. S. Nightingale; originally acquired in 1991
Overall Size:10x6x5 cm
Crystals:18-48 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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