Calcite, Sphalerite, Galena, Fluorite
Rosiclare Level, Denton Mine, Harris Creek Dist., Illinois, USA
Cabinet, 11.0 x 6.9 x 5.5 cm
Ex. Ross Lillie
Contrasting colors and form highlight this neat combo specimen. Aesthetically emplaced on very lustrous black sphalerite crystals to 1.5 cm in length is a cluster of scalenohedral, lustrous and translucent, ivory colored calcite crystals, to 1.4 cm in length. There is also a 1 cm wide gemmy, purple fluorite crystal at the base of the specimen along with a few lustrous gray galena crystals to 1 cm across. Mined in July 1994 and from the Ross Lillie collection.RCL#0488.