Dragon Minerals - Update May 20, 2019

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RO-062: Barite, Calcite, and Fluorite - $250
Cave-in-Rock, Cave-in-Rock Sub-District, Hardin County, Illinois
Cabinet - 13.5 x 13.5 x 11.0 cm (5.3 x 5.3 x 4.3 inches)
878 grams (1.93 pounds)
Specimen status: Available     Send an email to order

 Sprouting up from a  crudely crystalline, brown and purple fluorite matrix are numerous clusters of spiky, elongated calcite scalenohedra upon which sits clusters of snow white barite blades. The tallest calcite cluster is over 8 cm, while the barites top out at just under 3 cm. The barites have modest white fluorescence under both longwave and shortwave UV. Many display angles are possible. Sits as shown without need for additional support, but the perfect display angles would need a stand. No significant damage is noted.

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