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Fluorite with Bitumen from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

 
Fluorite with Bitumen from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Fluorite with Bitumen from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Fluorite with Bitumen from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Fluorite with Bitumen from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Fluorite with Bitumen from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

DESCRIPTION:No. 75846
Mineral:Fluorite with Bitumen
Locality:Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois
Description:Lustrous transparent yellow fluorite crystals with black bitumen (hydrocarbon) on the bottom. The fluorite crystals are cubic form with textured areas on the faces where it appears the fluorite form around bladed barite that later dissolved away. Collected ca. 1985
Overall Size:5x4.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:4-18 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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