Color-zoned Fluorite ex Obodda

Minerva No. 1 Mine, Cave-in-Rock, Hardin Co., Illinois
Small Cabinet, 6.3 x 4.6 x 2.8 cm
Start Time: 09/11/2020 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 09/17/2020 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
Auction Closed
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder

Item Description

Beautiful, gemmy, color-zoned fluorite cubes with frosted satin lustre faces are densely intergrown into a sculptural and aesthetic small cabinet from the famous Minerva Mine. The cubes, to 1.5 cm, have striking, sharp rich violet cores surrounded by lavender and narrow violet edge phantoms. Modest purple fluorescence. Classic style and excellent fluorite from this noted Illinois locale from the Herb Obodda dealer stock. It has several fine display views.