SOLD Fluorite, Bethel Level attr. M.F. Oxford #7 Mine, attr. East Green/North Green Tracts, Ozark-Mahoning Company, Cave-in-Rock District, Southern Illinois, Mined c. 1960's, Wayne Fowler Collection, Small Cabinet 4.5 x 7.0 x 10.0 cm, $450. Online 8/15.
Group of rich butterscotch orange fluorite with light purple/blue rims. Light gray, argillaceous sandstone matrix typical of Bethel Level. A rarely documented locality fluorite from the district. One tiny little nick. Mined circa 1960s. Wayne Fowler collection: former Vice President and General Manager of Ozark-Mahoning Company- years of service 1960-1981. Entered into Ross C. Lillie database as RCL2717.