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Fluorite with minor Calcite and Barite from Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

 
Fluorite with minor Calcite and Barite from Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Fluorite with minor Calcite and Barite from Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Fluorite with minor Calcite and Barite from Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Fluorite with minor Calcite and Barite from Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

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Fluorite with minor Calcite and Barite from Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

DESCRIPTION:No. 72388
Mineral:Fluorite with minor Calcite and Barite
Locality:Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois
Description:Lustrous transparent-to-translucent yellow (with purple outer zones) cubic fluorite crystals to 44 mm with colorless barite microcrystals on select faces and lustrous transparent scalenohedral calcite crystals to 4 mm covering one end. Ex. D. Miller collection #M137. Collected ca. 1985
Overall Size:7.5x6x3.5 cm
Crystals:micro to 44 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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