Baryte, Strontianite, Fluorite
Minerva No. 1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock, Cave-in-Rock Sub-District, Illinois - Kentucky Fluorspar District, Hardin Co., Illinois, USA
Small Cabinet, 8.8 x 8.8 x 4.2 cm
Glassy, highly lustrous, lightly frosted/etched, light green-blue fluorite cubes are fabulously and aesthetically accented with preferential fields of white, tabular baryte blades with a few needles of white strontianite. The cubes have faint, light purple edge phantoms and the largest cube is 2.7 cm. This is an outstanding curved, solid crust of fluorite from the Minerva #1 Mine. Mined calculated in the early 1980s. Classic, highly desirable, older combo material from this famous locale from the Gail Hall and Jesse Fisher Collections.