Barite on Fluorite, Sub-Rosiclare Level Annabel Lee Mine, Ozark-Mahoning Company, Harris Creek District, Southern Illinois, Mined ca. 1988, Noll Collection #1865, Miniature 3.5 x 5.5 x 7.0 cm, $350. Online 03/07 SOLD
Very lustrous, creamy white tabular barite crystals on purple fluorite. A very attractive and fine barite from mining ca. 1988. Classic Annabel Lee Mine barite. Chipped crystals on left edge of barite and a very tiny nick off to the right side (see photos). Great contrast and a very fine specimen. Provenance: Marquette University: Charles Noll Collection #CN1865. Mr. Noll acquired specimen from Jimmie DuFoe ca. 1988-1990. Entered into Ross C. Lillie database as RCL2589.