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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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 50239
Mineral:Fluorite
Locality:Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois
Description:Transparent cubic fluorite crystal with translucent red-yellow core zone surrounded by a transparent blue outer zone. One edge of the fluorite crystal has a spherical cavity where it crystallized around barite or possibly calcite crystals that dissolved. Ex. Roy A. Smith (1935-2014) collection
Overall Size:6x4x3.5 cm
Crystals:40 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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