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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 64406
Mineral:Celestine
Locality:Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois
Description:Lustrous pale-blue celestine (celestite) crystals in tapered aggregates of sub-parallel elongated crystals mounted on an acrylic display stand. Celestine was an uncommon mineral in the Illinois fluorite mines and highly sought by local collectors. Ex. Roy A. Smith (1935-2014) collection
Overall Size:7.5x6.5x4 cm
Crystals:20-65 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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