Calcite and Sphalerite on Galena, Sub-Rosiclare Level, Denton Mine, Ozark-Mahoning Company, Harris Creek District, Southern Illinois, Mined February 1992, Kalaskie Collection #732, Miniature 4.5 x 4.5 x 5.0 cm, $250. Online 12/15.
Doubly terminated, twinned calcite crystal, 3.5 cm, perched on galena. This is a highly characteristic calcite from the Bahama Pod: unmistakable from this section of the Denton complex. A few tiny black sphalerites compliment the surface of the galena. In excellent condition. Mined February 1992. Betty Kalaskie Collection #732.