Minerva No. 1 Mine, Ozark-Mahoning Group, Cave-in-Rock Sub-District, Illinois - Kentucky Fluorspar District, Hardin Co., Illinois, USA
Possibly the largest Strontianite group known from this locality. Spiny white sprays of Strontianite weave a sinuous pattern on dark reddish Sphalerite, accompanied by yellow and blue cubes of accessory Fluorite. The "conga line" of Strontianite is approximately 4.56 inches (11.6 cm) long and there are a few separate sprays as well. This specimen is in excellent condition, with a few broken 'spines' on the side. Steve Neely's accession # 556 is on the back.
Overall measurements: 4.56 x 3 x 3.94 inches (11.6 x 7.65 x 9.95 cm). Offered at no reserve.
Provenance: Collector's Edge, ex. Steve Neely Collection #556 [Hoppel Catalog #D1946]
[Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]
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