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Fluorite and Sphalerite on Quartz from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

 
Fluorite and Sphalerite on Quartz from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Fluorite and Sphalerite on Quartz from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Fluorite and Sphalerite on Quartz from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Fluorite and Sphalerite on Quartz from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Fluorite and Sphalerite on Quartz from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Fluorite and Sphalerite on Quartz from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Fluorite and Sphalerite on Quartz from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Fluorite and Sphalerite on Quartz from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Fluorite and Sphalerite on Quartz from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Fluorite and Sphalerite on Quartz from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Photo below under longwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite and Sphalerite on Quartz from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

DESCRIPTION:No. 76859
Mineral:Fluorite and Sphalerite on Quartz
Locality:Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois
Description:Large double-sided cluster of lustrous transparent pinkish-purple cubic fluorite crystals to 10 mm with lustrous translucent brown-black sphalerite compound crystals to 20 mm on sparkling translucent white quartz crystals to 2 mm. Collected ca. 1970. The fluorite fluoresces violet under LW ultraviolet illumination.
Overall Size:18x12x11 cm
Crystals:1-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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