SOLD Calcite and Barite, Barnett Mine, Ozark-Mahoning Company, Pope County, Southern Illinois, Mined c. 1960's, Wayne Fowler Collection, Small Cabinet 6.0 x 8.0 x 8.5 cm, $200. Online 8/10.
Mound of calcite inter-grown with thickly bladed white barite. The calcite ball shows multiple stages of growth and is terminated with lustrous pale yellow scalenodrons. A very rare locality. Mined circa late 1960s. A few crystals are tipped/cleaved. Wayne Fowler Collection. Entered into Ross C. Lillie database as #RCL2727.
Calcite xls approx. 2 cm on average.