Fluorite, Hill-Ledford Mine, Ozark-Mahoning Company, Cave-in-Rock District, Southern Illinois, Mined ca. 1960s, Fowler Collection, Medium Cabinet 6.0 x 12.0 x 17.0 cm, $200. Online 7/19. SOLD.
Deep purple fluorite cubes, 7.0 - 7.8 cm, with raised mosaic surfaces and no point of attachment. Typical matte luster, color and crystal size from ore body. Classic specimen from mining ca. early 1960s. Small abrasions on fluorite typical of the era and a cleave on backside of specimen. Wayne Fowler Collection.