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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 48590
Mineral:Fluorite with Chalcopyrite
Locality:Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois
Description:Lustrous transparent yellow cubic fluorite crystals with 1.5 mm thick pale-purple outer layers and scattered metallic inclusions of chalcopyrite crystals to 1 mm. Though a few edges are chipped, the color and clarity make this a beautiful specimen. Ex. Ross Lillie in 1993
Overall Size:9x7x5 cm
Crystals:0.1-40.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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