Fluorite – Blue with Purple Highlights – Denton Mine, Cave In Rock, Illinois

$48.00

 

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Description

This fluorite is from the Denton Mine in the Goose Creek Mine Group, Harris Creek Sub-District, Kentucky Fluorspar District, Cave In Rock, Hardin County, Illinois, USA.Seven different minerals have been identified at this mine including fluorite. It is a halide that contains the elements Ca and F. This is a piece of blue Fluorite healed on all surfaces except the display side which has a stair-step surface with violet phantoms. It is translucent to transparent with a vitreous luster and some minor chalcopyrites. It measures 2 5/8 x 2 1/4 x 1 1/4 inches or 6.7 x 5.8 x 3.2 cm.

Additional information

Weight12 oz