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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

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite from Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

DESCRIPTION:No. 55435
Mineral:Calcite
Locality:Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois
Description:Floater formation (fully crystallized on all faces with no apparent attachment point) of subparallel translucent golden-brown calcite crystals. The calcite color is deepest in the center zone. The calcite fluoresces white under SW UV illumination.
Overall Size:5x4.5x4 cm
Crystals:30-40 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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