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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 49307
Mineral:Witherite
Locality:Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois
Description:Translucent gray hexagonal witherite crystals in barrel-shaped aggregates of platy crystals that fluoresce white under UV illumination.
Overall Size:5x4x4 cm
Crystals:20-30 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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