Calcite on Sphalerite and Fluorite, Sub-Rosiclare Level, Denton Mine, Ozark-Mahoning Company, Harris Creek District, Southern Illinois, Mined February 1992, Kalaskie Collection #733, Small Cabinet 4.5 x 7.5 x 8.5 cm, $250. Online 11/3
Group of rich brown, transparent calcite on lustrous sphalerite and purple fluorite. Note episodic internal phantoms within calcite as classic paragenesis from district. Advance mining in the Bahama Pod early in the development of this important parallel ore body of the Denton Mine. Small edge chip on one fluorite but overall in excellent condition. Betty Kalaskie Collection #733: acquired from North Star Minerals at time of mining.