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Galena and Fluorite with Calcite, Hill-Ledford Mine attr., Ozark-Mahoning Company attr., Cave-in-Rock District Southern Illinois, Mined ca. early 1960s, Noll Collection #CN3500, Miniature 4.0 x 6.0 x 8.0 cm, $200. Online 07/11 SOLD


  • $ 20000

Sharp galena crystals in combination with purple fluorite and associated calcite. The galena crystals are unmodified cubes typical of the Cave-in-Rock District. Note: the Victory/Crystal complex in spar Mountain is equally possible- the locality produced similar galena and calcite. Specimen is in excellent condition. Provenance: Jim DuFoe Collection #2A-122; sold to Charles Noll ca. 1970s-1980s. Noll collection #3500. Entered into Ross C. Lillie database as RCL2597 (under Hill-Ledford Mine-subject to change).