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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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 73265
Mineral:Calcite over Fluorite
Locality:Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois
Description:Pristine cluster of translucent pale-yellow calcite crystals that formed over a core of blue fluorite mounted on an acrylic display stand. The calcite crystals are scalenohedral form and have a waxy luster. I will remove the acrylic stand upon request. Ex. Roy A. Smith (1935-2014) collection; collected ca. 1985
Overall Size:8.5x6x4 cm
Crystals:15-30 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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