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Barite on Fluorite from Crystal Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

 
Barite on Fluorite from Crystal Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Barite on Fluorite from Crystal Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Barite on Fluorite from Crystal Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Barite on Fluorite from Crystal Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Barite on Fluorite from Crystal Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Barite on Fluorite from Crystal Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

DESCRIPTION:No. 58178
Mineral:Barite on Fluorite
Locality:Crystal Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois
Description:Large cluster of sparkling lustrous greenish-gray bladed barite crystals to 6 mm over an earlier generation of white bladed barite crystals to 4 mm over translucent dark-purple fluorite core. A very aesthetic barite cluster (uncommon in Illinois mines). Ex. Roy A. Smith (1935-2014) collection
Overall Size:13x11x10 cm
Crystals:3-6 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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