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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 53340
Mineral:Fluorite with Calcite
Locality:Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois
Description:Single crystal of bi-colored fluorite with alternating yellow and purple internal zones. The crystal surfaces are composed of many smaller parallel cubic faces and transparent pale-brown scalenohedral calcite crystals to 5 mm are scattered throughout. Ex. Roy A. Smith (1935-2014) collection
Overall Size:4.5x4x3 cm
Crystals:1-45 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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