Fluorite with Chalcopyrite inclusions, Bethel Level, Annabel Lee Mine, Ozark-Mahoning Company, Harris Creek District, Southern Illinois Small cabinet 4 x 8 x 8.5 cm $950. Online 12/1
Group of zoned yellow fluorite with light purplish/blue rims and abundant chalcopyrite inclusions. Note the characteristic yellow color, medium luster, stepped, mosaic surface texture and chalcopyrite inclusions as characteristic from the upper-most replacement horizon. Crystals are free of damage across the surface but there is evidence of a repair or at least reinforcement noted by a small cleavage on front side. Mined ca. 1987. Beautiful color and form. Betty Kalaskie Collection #42-49: acquired 1988. Entered into Ross C. Lillie database as RCL2627.