Mineral Specimen #5842 Fluorite, Calcite, Chalcopyrite, Quartz, Sphalerite
Hardin Co., Illinois
6.6 x 6.4 x 5.7 cm
Ex. A. Neely, wrapped in 1967 Hardin County Independent from 1967
Purple colored, cubic Fluorite crystals, the surfaces of which are composed of many, small sub crystals. There are small, double terminated Calcite crystals, golden/red colored Chalcopyrite crystals and a little white, druze Quartz perched on the surface of the Fluorte. The main crystal has internal cleaves which gives the center a much darker color. The Fluorite is fairly transparent.
Condition: Fairly Good
Flaws: There are a number internal cleaves in the Fluorite. There some damage to two of the edges of the main crystal. There is slight damage on the corner of the main crystal.
This mineral is also found in the following galleries: Minerals From the United States | Fluorite | Calcite | Sulfides and Sulfosalts | Quartz | Minerals Priced Between 25 and 49 Dollars