SOLD Calcite on Fluorite and Barite, Rosiclare Level (attr.), Minerva #1 Mine (attr.), Minerva Oil Company (attr.), Cave-in-Rock District, Southern Illinois Small cabinet 5 x 5.5 x 7 cm $125. Online 6/9
Lustrous, creamy white calcite on matrix of white barite and purple fluorite. The calcite crystals are bundled stacks of prismatic crystals arranged in parallel over the c-axis. Classic Cave-in-Rock specimen from mining circa 1960s. One crystal near edge is cleanly cleaved. Dr. Perry & Anne Bynum Collection.