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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 51620
Mineral:Barite and Calcite over Fluorite
Locality:Minerva #1 Mine, Rosiclare Level, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois
Description:Lustrous pale-blue transparent bladed barite crystals to 10 mm in spherical aggregates to 24 mm diameter, with translucent pale-yellow scalenohedral calcite crystals to 9 mm, over a core purple fluorite on the bottom. One calcite crystal is incomplete. Ex. Larry Krause (1945-2010) collection
Overall Size:5.5x4x2.5 cm
Crystals:5-10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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