Fluorite, Bethel Level, Minerva #1 Mine, Ozark-Mahoning Company, Cave-in-Rock District, Southern Illinois, Mined c. 1995, Tolonen Collection, Miniature 3.0 x 4.5 x 5.2 cm, $125. Online 1/15. SOLD.
Lustrous zoned light caramel yellow and blue/purple fluorite to 3.0 on edge with mosaic texture surface from fine tetra hex modification. Pillar-robbing in old workings first operated by Minerva Oil Company in the 1940s. In excellent condition. Tolonen Collection.