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Mineral Specimen No. 73265:
Calcite over Fluorite from Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois.

This mineral specimen of Calcite over Fluorite from Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Detailed information on mineral specimen No. 73265:

Minerals Species: Calcite over Fluorite.
Location of mineral deposit: 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. Though the crystals are clean and in good condition, a few show damage upon close inspection, but they are minor compared to the relative size of the specimen. Ex. Roy A. Smith (1935-2014) collection; collected ca. 1985.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 8.5x6x4 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 15-30 mm
Price: $175 (plus shipping).

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

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

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

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

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

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

Cabinet-sized Specimen

     


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