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Calcite over Fluorite from Denton Mine, Harris Creek District, Hardin County, Illinois

 
Calcite over Fluorite from Denton Mine, Harris Creek District, Hardin County, Illinois

Calcite over Fluorite from Denton Mine, Harris Creek District, Hardin County, Illinois

Calcite over Fluorite from Denton Mine, Harris Creek District, Hardin County, Illinois

Calcite over Fluorite from Denton Mine, Harris Creek District, Hardin County, Illinois

Calcite over Fluorite from Denton Mine, Harris Creek District, Hardin County, Illinois

Calcite over Fluorite from Denton Mine, Harris Creek District, Hardin County, Illinois

DESCRIPTION:No. 65772
Mineral:Calcite over Fluorite
Locality:Denton Mine, Harris Creek District, Hardin County, Illinois
Description:Lustrous transparent golden-brown scalenohedral calcite crystals to 80 mm over translucent dark-purple cubic fluorite crystals to 20 mm with smaller calcite crystals to 3 mm on the surfaces. The tip of the large calcite crystal has a small cleavage face.
Overall Size:8x6.5x6 cm
Crystals:0.5-80.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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