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

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

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

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

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Calcite from Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

DESCRIPTION:No. 51483
Mineral:Calcite
Locality:Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois
Description:Transparent beige-colored elongated calcite crystals in an oblong cluster of parallel crystals with both termination ends composed of many individual calcite crystals. The calcite crystals have silky crystallization patterns on the prism faces. Ex. Larry Krause (1945-2010) collection
Overall Size:5.5x4x3 cm
Crystals:30 mm
Status: For reference only
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