Barite on Calcite, Sub-Rosiclare Level Annabel Lee Mine, Ozark-Mahoning Company, Harris Creek District, Southern Illinois, Mined c. 1988, Tolonen Collection, Miniature 3.0 x 3.5 x 5.0 cm, $45. Online 3/18. SOLD
Doubly terminated calcite, 4.5 cm tip to tip, with a 'rope' of creamy barite draped across the center. Matrix is typical limestone with some associated purple fluorite. Condition: excellent. Mined ca. 1988. Tolonen Collection.