Calcite, Sub-Rosiclare Level Annabel Lee Mine, Ozark-Mahoning Mining Company, Harris Creek District, S. Illinois, Mined March 1988, Kalaskie Collection #463, Miniature 2.8 x 5.0 x 6.5 cm, $280. Online 1/12.
High luster, semi-transparent, 5 cm calcite crystal perched on an earlier phase of lustrous calcite. This is an exceptionally fine calcite from the Annabel Lee Mine and rivals those of the nearby Denton Mine. In top condition and a superlative miniature from mining in March 1988. Betty Kalaskie Collection #463.