SOLD Calcite on Fluorite with Chalcopyrite, Bethel Level Annabel Lee Mine, Ozark-Mahoning Company, Harris Creek District, Southern Illinois, Mined c. 1986, Tolonen Collection, Small Cabinet 5.0 x 8.0 x 8.0 cm, $450. Online 10/5.
SOLD Mounded group of zoned yellow fluorite with light purple/blue rims with clusters of spiky calcite and abundant chalcopyrite inclusions in fluorite. Specimens from the Bethel Level are comparatively rare. The pockets tended to be tight and specimens shattered when collected. This is a very fine specimen from mining circa 1986. Fluorite crystals to 3 cm. Tiny edge chips on one crystal but overall in excellent condition. Les Tolonen Collection.