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Mineral Specimen No. 76859:
Fluorite and Sphalerite on Quartz for sale from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois.

This mineral specimen Fluorite and Sphalerite on Quartz from 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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Description of Mineral Specimen for sale No. 76859:

Mineral Species: Fluorite and Sphalerite on Quartz.
Location of origin: 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. The crystals are clean and in good condition but a few surfaces show slight scuffing. Collected ca. 1970. The fluorite fluoresces violet under LW ultraviolet illumination..
Overall size: 18x12x11 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 1-20 mm
Price: $250 (plus shipping).

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

Detail view of mineral Fluorite and Sphalerite on Quartz for sale from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Detail view of mineral Fluorite and Sphalerite on Quartz for sale from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Detail view of mineral Fluorite and Sphalerite on Quartz for sale from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Detail view of mineral Fluorite and Sphalerite on Quartz for sale from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Detail view of mineral Fluorite and Sphalerite on Quartz for sale from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Detail view of mineral Fluorite and Sphalerite on Quartz for sale from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Detail view of mineral Fluorite and Sphalerite on Quartz for sale from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Detail view of mineral Fluorite and Sphalerite on Quartz for sale from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

Detail view of mineral Fluorite and Sphalerite on Quartz for sale from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

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Photograph Below: UV illumination with 365 nm longwave (LW) ultraviolet illumination. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals
Longwave ultraviolet illuminated mineral Fluorite and Sphalerite on Quartz for sale from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

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