Calcite and Fluorite on Brecciated Rosiclare Sandstone, Rosiclare Level Main Orebody, Denton Mine, Ozark-Mahoning Company, Harris Creek District, Southern Illinois, Mined c. 1983, Tolonen Collection, Miniature 5.0 x 6.5 x 8.0 cm, $45. Online 3/18 SOLD
Light honey colored calcite, 5.5 cm, on gray calcite with association purple fluorite and brecciated Rosiclare Sandstone. Note: calcite paragenensis shows primary gray scalenohedron partially overgrown with honey-colored, complex secondary phase- classic from district. Condition: honey-colored calcite is in excellent condition- gray calcite is contacted and cleaved on bottom edge. Mined ca. 1983. Tolonen Collection.