SOLD Fluorite with Pyrite/Marcasite, Shelby System, Henson Mine, Ozark-Mahoning Company, Pope County, Illinois Small cabinet 2.5 x 4.5 x 8 cm $350. Online 4/7
SOLD Group of semi-transparent, zoned light purple and clear fluorite with medium luster and oriented druse of brassy metallic pyrite/marcasite. Specimens from the Henson Mine are extremely rare. Note the unusual color of fluorite and in particular the association with pyrite/marcasite very characteristic of vein-type deposits. Small corner cleaves. Provenance: Frank Knauss Collection #466; sold to Dave Bunk Minerals; sold to Ross Lillie at Denver Show circa 2002. Ross C. Lillie Collection RCL2649.