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    Fluorite
    Denton Mine
    Harris Creek Sub-District
    Illinois - Kentucky Fluorspar District
    Hardin Co., Illinois, USA

    This huge specimen of Fluorite, from the acclaimed Denton Mine well-known for producing some of the finer American pieces, is impressive on so many levels. Its large size is most obvious, but this mineral has a great luster on its dark crystals which exhibit idyllic form. This substantial example has a deep, rich and purple color across the cubic crystals. This iconic mineral from Illinois is collectible and highly decorative. The edges of some of the crystals exhibit a nice translucence when properly lit, and the reverse side has a rough, yet consistent and attractive, texture. This is a giant Fluorite characterized by exceptional form.
    Overall Measurements: 12.20 x 10.63 x 2.76 inches (31.00 x 27.00 x 7.00 cm)

    [Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]


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    Auction Dates
    April, 2017
    29th-30th Saturday-Sunday
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