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Calcite and Quartz over Fluorite with Sphalerite and Galena from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

 
Calcite and Quartz over Fluorite with Sphalerite and Galena from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Calcite and Quartz over Fluorite with Sphalerite and Galena from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Calcite and Quartz over Fluorite with Sphalerite and Galena from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Calcite and Quartz over Fluorite with Sphalerite and Galena from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Calcite and Quartz over Fluorite with Sphalerite and Galena from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Calcite and Quartz over Fluorite with Sphalerite and Galena from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Calcite and Quartz over Fluorite with Sphalerite and Galena from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite and Quartz over Fluorite with Sphalerite and Galena from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

DESCRIPTION:No. 73718
Mineral:Calcite and Quartz over Fluorite with Sphalerite and Galena
Locality:Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois
Description:Sparkling cluster of lustrous transparent colorless calcite and quartz crystals to 3 mm with translucent dark-brown sphalerite crystals to 0.5 mm and gray-metallic galena crystals to 1 mm coating translucent yellow fluorite crystals to 12 mm. Ex. Robert P. Bates (1926-2008) Collection #676
Overall Size:30x30x22 mm
Crystals:micro to 12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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