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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 56060
Mineral:Fluorite with Calcite overgrowth
Locality:Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois
Description:Parallel cluster of transparent medium-purple cubic fluorite crystals to 35 mm with overgrowth of colorless scalenohedral calcite crystals to 3 mm. The calcite could be dissolved to fully expose the fluorite beneath. Ex. Tom Penney collection #292.
Overall Size:13x9x6 cm
Crystals:1-35 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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