Strontianite, Rosiclare Level, Minerva #1 Mine, Allied Chemical Co. attr., Cave-in-Rock District, Southern Illinois, Mined c. 1970s, Kalaskie Collection #123, Miniature 3.0 x 5.0 x 7.0 cm, $250. Online 10/28
Divergent acicular light pink strontianite with no attached matrix. Nice sized crystals to 2.5 cm. Rich example of this rarest color from the district. Excellent condition with just a couple of terminations lightly nipped. Betty Kalaskie Collection #123. Acquired 1984.