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Fluorite with Barite Inclusion, Rosiclare Level attr: Minerva #1 Mine, Minerva Oil Company, Cave-in-Rock District Southern Illinois, Mined c. 1960s, Dr. Perry & Anne Bynum Collection, Small Cabinet 5.0 x 6.0 x 7.5 cm, $200. Online 7/24. SOLD.


  • $ 20000

Zoned yellow and light purple/blue fluorite with one bright white barite ball inclusion. When the piece is oriented in the right fashion the barite reflects on four levels imparting the illusion there are four barite balls inside. The barite makes the piece. Dr. H. Perry & Anne Bynum Collection.