Fluorite on Sphalerite
Cabinet, 10.4 x 8.1 x 5.5 cm
Denton, Rosiclare Level, Harris Creek, Hardin Co., Illinois, USA
Ex. Ross Lillie

A gorgeous, classic combination piece: Emplaced attractively on a matrix of "ruby jack" sphalerite, with crystals to 6 mm across, is a cluster of lustrous and translucent, rich purple colored fluorite crystals, to 2.5 cm across. Mined at the end of August, 1993 from the north face of the Timber drift. Vivid color and sharp form make this piece stand out, against sparkling sphalerite matrix. RCL 1154, with previous dealer label of $5000)

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