Calcite, Rosiclare Level, Minerva #1 Mine, Ozark-Mahoning Mining Company, Cave-in-Rock District, S. Illinois, Mined 1992, Kalaskie Collection #738, Small Cabinet 4.0 x 8.0 x 10.0 cm, $125. Online 1/14
A group of lustrous, yellow calcite with no point of attachment. The matrix shows effect of barite dissolution resulting in a sponge-like surface. Unique variety of calcite to the Minerva #1 Mine. Mined 1992. In excellent condition. Betty Kalaskie Collection #738.