• Witherite with Fluorite
  • Witherite with Fluorite
  • Witherite with Fluorite
Carbonates

Witherite with Fluorite

$700.00   €637  £570.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC20036

A rather different specimen of Witherite with Fluorite from Minerva No. 1 mine at Cave-in-Rock, within the Illinois-Kentucky Fluorspar District of Illinois, USA.  A part cubic Fluorite crystal of translucent honey-lemon is embedded within a beautifully crystallized cluster of Witherite, the rare barium carbonate species.  The Witherite forms characteristic curved and tapering hexagonal crystals to around 2.4 cm tall and forms a shell-like epimorph structure of snow-white micro crystals.  A terrific combination of Fluorite and Witherite from Minerva No. 1 mine, Cave-in-Rock.

Details

Dimensions
4.8 × 4.6 × 4.2 cm
Categories
Carbonates, Fluorite and Halides
Locality
Minerva No.1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock, Hardin Co., Illinois, USA, North America

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Fluorite, Witherite

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