Fluorite on Quartz, Hill-Ledford Mine attr., Ozark-Mahoning Company, Cave-in-Rock District Southern Illinois, Mined ca. early 1960s, Noll Collection #CN2547, Miniature 4.0 x 6.0 x 7.5 cm, $250. Online 07/11. SOLD
Mounded matrix of highly silicified limestone capped with deep purple, lustrous fluorite cubes typically 1.3-2.5 cm on edge. Very aesthetic and in excellent condition with trivial edge abrasions only. Very fine miniature from mining ca. early 1960s. Provenance: Jim DuFoe Collection #JD2A-252; sold to Charles Noll ca. 1980s. Noll collection #CN2547. Entered into Ross C. Lillie data base as RCL2594.