Fluorite and Barite, Bethel Level, M. F. Oxford Mine #7 attr., Ozark-Mahoning Company, Cave-in-Rock District Southern Illinois, Mined ca. 1970s, Fowler Collection, Small Cabinet 8.0 x 9.0 x 10.0 cm, $250. Online 07/11. SOLD.
Group of zoned yellow and light purple fluorite with associated barite. The surface of the fluorite is lightly modified by tetra hexahedrons and some hopper texture near the middle of the crystals. Note the barite has been preferentially etched leaving characteristic 'holes' along the matrix contact. Location based on era of collection and employment history. Wayne Fowler Collection. Entered into Ross C. Lillie database as RCL2595.