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Fluorite and Galena from Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

 
Fluorite and Galena from Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Fluorite and Galena from Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Fluorite and Galena from Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Fluorite and Galena from Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 64206
Mineral:Fluorite and Galena
Locality:Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois
Description:Triangular plate of transparent yellow fluorite crystals to 16 mm with gray-metallic galena crystals to 14 mm. Both the fluorite crystals and the galena crystals exhibit distorted cubic form. Galena was uncommon at the Minerva #1 Mine. Ex. Roy A. Smith (1935-2014) collection, originally acquired in the 1970s
Overall Size:10x8x3.5 cm
Crystals:4-16 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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