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Mineral Specimen No. 77256:
Fluorite for sale from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois.

This mineral specimen Fluorite 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. 77256:

Mineral Species: Fluorite.
Location of origin: Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois.
Description: Large transparent purple cubic fluorite crystals with internal cubic phantom-growth zones of deeper purple color. The surfaces of the fluorite crystals have waxy surface luster with scattered yellow-metallic chalcopyrite microcrystals. The crystal faces are clean and in good condition, the outer edges show minor wear. The fluorite crystals fluoresce violet under LW UV illumination. Ex. Roy A. Smith (1935-2014) collection.
Overall size: 9x8x5 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 15-55 mm
Price: $850 net (plus shipping).

Mineral Fluorite for sale from Cave-in-Rock District, Hardin County, Illinois

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Cabinet-sized Specimen

     


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