Calcite on Fluorite, Knight Vein, Knight Mine, Ozark-Mahoning Company, Rosiclare District Southern Illinois, Mined 1979, Dr. Perry & Anne Bynum Collection, Large Cabinet 8.2 x 8.5 x 15.2 cm, $450. Online 11/2. SOLD
A white calcite, approx 6.6 cm tip to tip, perched on a light gray group of fluorite. Note the waxy luster, stepped growth of fluorite in combination with calcite as hallmarks of the Knight Mine. Sine this was a vein-type deposit specimens have always been uncommon on the market. Mined 1979. Dr. Perry & Anne Bynum Collection. In excellent condition.