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Calcite and Quartz on Galena, Sub-Rosiclare Level, W. L. Davis/Deardorff Mine, Ozark-Mahoning Company, Cave-in-Rock District, Southern Illinois, Mined c. 1960's, ex. Roy Smith Collection, Miniature, 4.0 x 4.2 x 7.5 cm, $200. Online Dec. 12.


  • $ 20000

A classic specimen from the richest ore body in the Cave-in-Rock District with silvery metallic galena preferentially coated with vitreous quartz and lustrous calcite.  Note: Tensional crack in center of galena indicative of pocket movement.  In excellent condition.