Witherite with Fluorite and Calcite, Bethel Level, Minerva #1 Mine, Minerva Oil Company, Cave-in-Rock District, Southern Illinois, Small cabinet 4.5 x 6 x 8 cm $450. Online 3/30
Waxy, pseudohexagonal, creamy witherite crystals with basal pinacoid termination. Aesthetically stacked arrangement of crystals. Note: associated white calcite, altered light gray limestone and light purple fluorite as characteristic of the horizon. Minor edge rubs. Provenance: Harris Precht Minerals (acquired from local collection in Ohio); sold to Ross Lillie at Detroit Show 2012. Entered into Ross C. Lillie database as RCL2414.