Fluorite and Sphalerite with Barite, Rosiclare Level, Minerva #1 Mine, Ozark-Mahoning Company, Cave-in-Rock District, Southern Illinois Medium cabinet 5 x 8 x 13 cm $3500. Online 11/1
Combination of zoned yellow and light purple/blue fluorite and lustrous brown sphalerite with high luster, creamy white rosettes of bladed barite. Specimen was collected during advance mining in the Northeast face of the Rosiclare Level. Classic specimen from Minerva. Tiny chip on small fluorite. Provenance: acquired by Ross Lillie in district at time of mining; sold to William A.N. Severance in 1994; re-acquired by Ross Lillie October 2018. Entered into Ross C. Lillie database as RCL2908.