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Calcite on Fluorite, Bethel Level attr. A.L. Davis #4 Mine, Ozark-Mahoning Company, Cave-in-Rock District, Southern Illinois, Mined circa 1960s, Wayne Fowler Collection, Small Cabinet 6.0 x 9.0 x 12.0 cm, $350. Online 7/25


  • $ 35000

Combination of white calcite scalenohedrons and zoned yellow and light purple/blue fluorite. Note: fluorite has copious inclusions of white barite and bubbles of hydrocarbons- many of these are mobile, or, 'live' inclusions. Excellent condition and a fines example from the great mining days of CIR. Provenance: Wayne Fowler Collection- former Vice President & General Manager of Ozark-Mahoning Company; sold to Ross Lillie June, 2017. Entered into Ross C. Lillie database as RCL2725.