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Witherite, attr. Bethel Level Minerva #1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock District, Southern Illinois, Collected c. 1970s, Bynum Collection, Miniature 2.5 x 3.5 x 4.5 cm, $45. SOLD


  • $ 4500

Sharp, waxy luster di-pyramidal witherite with associated purple fluorite and white calcite. Good relief over the plate and a fine group of undamaged crystals from the great mining days of Minerva Oil in the district. Dr. H. Perry and Anne Bynum Collection. Mined c.a 1970s.