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Fluorite on Quartz with Sphalerite and Galena, Hill-Ledford Mine attr. Sub-Rosiclare Level, Ozark-Mahoning Company, Cave-in-Rock District, Southern Illinois, Mined c. 1958-early 1960's, Fowler Collection, Miniature 3.6 x 6.5 x 9.5 cm, $450. Online 6/27


  • $ 45000

Medium purple, lustrous fluorite crystals, to 3.2 cm, on drusy quartz with associated sphalerite. Note:  presence of galena breccia, brown sphalerite, drusy quartz, era of collection and silicified matrix characterize the mine location. An excellent specimen from the district. In great condition. Wayne Folwer Collection. Entered into Ross C. Lillie database as RCL2612.