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SOLD Fluorite with Quartz and Sphalerite, Hill-Ledford Mine, Ozark-Mahoning Company, Cave-in-Rock District, Southern Illinois Miniature 2.5 x 2.5 x 3.5 cm $125. Online 6/28


  • $ 12500

Deep purple fluorite cube, 2 cm on edge, with associated drusy quartz and brown sphalerite. No point of attachment and in excellent condition. Note pronounced etched features on cube faces as evidence of copious fluid movement. Classic Hill-Ledford specimen from mining circa 1960s. Provenance: Wayne Fowler Collection (Former VP and General Manager of Ozark-Mahoning Company); to Bob Fowler (son); sold to Ross Lillie 2015. Entered into Ross C. Lillie database as RCL12710.