Strontianite and Calcite on Fluorite, attr. Rosiclare Level Minerva #1 Mine, Minerva Oil Company, Cave-in-Rock District, Southern Illinois, Mined c. 1960s, Dr. H. Perry & Anne Bynum Collection, Miniature, 2.5 x 3.0 x 5.0 cm, $100. Online 6/6.
Light pinkish tufts of strontianite on calcite and barite from mining circa 1960s. Locality attributed to the Minerva #1 Mine based on massive barite matrix: alternative locality may be the West Green Mine. In excellent condition and a rare color from the district for strontianite. Greetings from Traverse City. Dr. Perry & Anne Bynum Collection.