Pyrite and Calcite on Fluorite, Bethel Level attr. West Green Mine, Ozark-Mahoning Company, Cave-in-Rock District, Southern Illinois, Mined c. 1960's, Wayne Fowler Collection, Miniature 3.5 x 5.5 x 7.0 cm, $250. Online 8/15.
Blue fluorite with druse of brassy pyrite and white, scalenohedral calcite. Rich hydrocarbons in matrix. Tiny nick on corner. Rare color and locality. Mined circa 1960s. Wayne Fowler collection: former Vice President and General Manager of Ozark-Mahoning Company- years of service 1960-1981.