Fluorite and Strontianite, Rosiclare Level, Minerva #1 Mine, Ozark-Mahoning Company, Cave-in-Rock District, Southern Illinois, Mined c. 1995, Small Cabinet 4.5 x 6.0 x 9.0 cm, $75. Online 11/2. SOLD.
Richly zoned fluorite, 1.2-1.4 cm on edge, set in matrix of strontianite, calcite and sphalerite breccia. Note the bow-tie forms and curved terminations characteristic of strontianite and slightly pink tinge as classic from Minerva. Nice small cabinet from mining c. 1995. In excellent condition. Eric Petersen collection.