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Fluorite on Sphalerite from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

 
Fluorite on Sphalerite from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Fluorite on Sphalerite from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Fluorite on Sphalerite from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Fluorite on Sphalerite from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Fluorite on Sphalerite from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Fluorite on Sphalerite from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite on Sphalerite from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

DESCRIPTION:No. 53816
Mineral:Fluorite on Sphalerite
Locality:Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois
Description:Transparent-to-translucent yellow cubic fluorite crystals to 58 mm on mass of lustrous translucent dark-brown sphalerite crystals to 20 mm. The fluorite crystals have concave undersides where they were partially dissolved by the cavity solutions.
Overall Size:14x13x9 cm
Crystals:micro to 58 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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