SOLD Fluorite and Sphalerite with Quartz, attr. Sub-Rosiclare Level Hill-Ledford Mine, Ozark-Mahoning Company, Cave-in-Rock District, Southern Illinois, Mined circa 1960s, Wayne Fowler Collection, Small Cabinet 6.0 x 7.5 x 8.5 cm, $650. Online 7/25
Sharp, cubic, zoned reddish-purple fluorite, 1.7 cm on edge, perched on mounded matrix of drusy quartz and black sphalerite on dark gray, fine crystalline limestone. Excellent aesthetics and classic specimen from the Hill-Ledford Mine. Very tiny edge chips on one side of fluorite. Mined circa very late 1950s-early 1960s. Provenance: Wayne Fowler Collection- former Vice President & General Manager of Ozark-Mahoning Company; sold to Ross Lillie June, 2017. Entered into Ross C. Lillie database as RCL2722.