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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite over Fluorite and Barite from Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

DESCRIPTION:No. 72705
Mineral:Calcite over Fluorite and Barite
Locality:Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois
Description:Lustrous transparent-to-translucent orange scalenohedral calcite crystals over a plate of barite and fluorite. The calcite crystals have transparent terminations and outer layers with translucent core zones. The calcite fluoresces orange under SW UV. Collected ca. 1990
Overall Size:8x5x3.5 cm
Crystals:5-30 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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