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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 51232
Mineral:Fluorite with Sphalerite and Calcite
Locality:Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois
Description:Unusual crystals of translucent yellow-gray fluorite with shapes that suggest they were etched, or formed between another mineral. Several black sphalerite crystals to 15 mm and platy calcite are scattered throughout. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection
Overall Size:9x7x3 cm
Crystals:1-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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