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Fluorite (ca. 1930s - Ross Lillie Coll.) viewBack to POST-MUNICH SHOW MINERAL COLLECTION AUCTIONS (set 1 of 2) featuring OLD CLASSICS, GEM CRYSTALS and RARE SPECIES - ends Thursday Nov 1, 2018

Rosiclare Level, Crystal Mine, Cave-in-Rock, Hardin Co., Illinois
  • Starting Time:10/25/2018 06:30:00 PM(CDT)
  • Ending Time:11/1/2018 06:30:00 PM(CDT)
  • Time Left:Auction Is Closed

  • Size:4.9 x 4.0 x 2.3 cm
  • Size Description:Miniature

Description:Rich grape-purple, highly lustrous, dramatically intergrown fluorite cubes, to 2.3 cm, form a most sculptural and aesthetic miniature from this less well-known Cave-in-Rock District Mine. Some of the smaller cubes and corners of the larger ones have gorgeous gemminess to translucence and stunning color-zoning. The cubes GLOW with purple color, when back lit! Rare and exceptional old-time fluorite from the Ross Lillie Collection # 2201. Mined calculated 1930s.

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