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Fluorite with Calcite and Bitumen from Minerva No. 1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

 
Fluorite with Calcite and Bitumen from Minerva No. 1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Fluorite with Calcite and Bitumen from Minerva No. 1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Fluorite with Calcite and Bitumen from Minerva No. 1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Fluorite with Calcite and Bitumen from Minerva No. 1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Fluorite with Calcite and Bitumen from Minerva No. 1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Fluorite with Calcite and Bitumen from Minerva No. 1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

DESCRIPTION:No. 68312
Mineral:Fluorite with Calcite and Bitumen
Locality:Minerva No. 1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois
Description:Lustrous cubic fluorite crystals to 26 mm elongated scalenohedral translucent beige calcite crystals to 17 mm and inclusions of black bitumen, a natural hydrocarbon. The fluorite crystals are translucent yellow with transparent purple outer zones.
Overall Size:4x3.5x3 cm
Crystals:3-26 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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