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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 51495
Mineral:Fluorite and Calcite
Locality:Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois
Description:Lustrous transparent purple cubic fluorite crystals to 16 mm covering one face of gray limestone with translucent yellow calcite crystals to 7 mm on the rear face. The fluorite transparency makes the purple color quite pronounced (not dark). Ex. Larry Krause (1945-2010) collection
Overall Size:13x12x7 cm
Crystals:2-16 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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