Calcite on Fluorite, attr: Bethel Level, East Green/North Green Area attr., Ozark-Mahoning Company, Cave-in-Rock District, Southern Illinois, Mined c. 1970's, Eric Peterson Collection, Miniature 4.0 x 5.0 x 9.0 cm, $500. Online 3/21
Lustrous, bright yellow fluorite locally zoned with light blue rims and inclusions of chalcopyrite. Classic Bethel Level specimen from mining circa 1960s-1970s. Company and mine attribution based on luster, crystal size and color of fluorite combined with chalcopyrite inclusions and size, habit and color of calcite. In excellent condition. ex: Eric Petersen Collection. Entered into Ross C. Lillie database as RCL2445.