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|Barite on Sphalerite with Bitumen
|Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois
|Lustrous transparent-to-translucent white bladed barite crystals to 11 mm completely covering crystallized translucent brown sphalerite with areas of bitumen. The barite crystals fluoresce white under SW UV illumination and phosphoresce in the dark. Ex. Morse collection
|For reference only
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