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Calcite over Fluorite from Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

 
Calcite over Fluorite from Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Calcite over Fluorite from Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Calcite over Fluorite from Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Calcite over Fluorite from Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

DESCRIPTION:No. 66015
Mineral:Calcite over Fluorite
Locality:Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois
Description:Classic specimen of elongated scalenohedral calcite crystals to 24 mm over a core of etched purple fluorite. The calcite crystals are translucent orange-brown with white microcrystalline coating on select faces.
Overall Size:13x12x6 cm
Crystals:5-24 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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