Sphalerite and Fluorite, Sub-Rosiclare Level, Deardorff Mine, Ozark-Mahoning Company, Cave-in-Rock District, Southern Illinois, Mined c. 1960's, Wayne Fowler Collection, Small Cabinet 4.0 x 9.0 x 10.5 cm, $450. Online 8/10.
High luster sphalerite with 1.8 cm, transparent purple fluorite along one edge and a couple calcites near the middle of specimen. Very attractive specimen from mining circa early 1960s. Tiny edge chip on fluorite. Collection of Wayne Fowler: former Vice President and General Manager of Ozark-Mahoning Company. Entered into Ross C. Lillie database as RCL2718.