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Fluorite and Calcite, Hill-Ledford Mine attr. Sub-Rosiclare Level, Ozark-Mahoning Company, Cave-in-Rock District, Southern Illinois, Mined ca. 1958-early 1960s, Fowler Collection, Small Cabinet 4.0 x 9.0 x 9.0 cm, $25. Online 7/19 SOLD.


  • $ 2500

Combination of rich, grape purple fluorite and calcite from mining ca. early 1960s. Note multi-stage calcite growth with classic early gray scalenohedron and later-stage light honey yellow. Secondary phase tiny purple fluorite present on one portion of calcite. One fluorite cleaved and edge cleaves on both calcites. Good reference specimen from the Hill-Ledford Mine. Wayne Fowler Collection.