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Strontianite from Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

 
Strontianite from Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Strontianite from Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Strontianite from Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Strontianite from Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 63294
Mineral:Strontianite
Locality:Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois
Description:Two interconnected spherical formations of translucent pale-gray radiating strontianite crystals with minor matrix on the underside where they were attached. The strontianite crystals are tapered hexagonal form and fluoresce white under SW UV. Ex. G. E. Manning collection
Overall Size:33x21x20 mm
Crystals:1-7 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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