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Fluorite From Southern Illinois eRocks Mineral Auctions

Fluorite From Southern Illinois eRocks Mineral Auctions

Fluorite Minerva Mine Hardin Co Illinois USA cabinet 113 x 84 x 61 cm Illinois are uncommon and this is a SUPERB fluorite from southern Illinois that Get Price The IllinoisKentucky Fluorite District Hicks Dome and Garden of Rose Mine Hicks Dome Hicks Hardin Co Illinois USA A fluorite mine in Devonian limestone Located on the SE flank of Hicks Dome summit near Hicks The Rose Mine lies near Hicks School about eight miles north of Rosiclare Two open pits 20 feet Barite on Fluorite Rosiclare Level Minerva 1 Mine OzarkMahoning Company CaveinRock District Southern Illinois Mined ca 19921993 Koster Collection 00192 Miniature 20 x 37 x 45 cm 85 Online 0304 SOLD NSMW12124

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Fluorite Cleavage Octahedron from the HillLeadford Mine

Fluorite Cleavage Octahedron from the HillLeadford Mine

Dec 06 2019 Much fluorite occurs in the vicinity of southern Illinois Mississippi Valleytype deposits The rock shown above is from a Mississippi Valleytype deposit in southern Illinois Commonly abbreviated MVT Mississippi Valleytype deposits are named for a series of mineral deposits that occur in nondeformed platform sedimentary rocks along the May 27 2015 Southern Illinois became known for producing some of the worlds finest fluorite specimens after the Minerva Mine was sunk in 1942 reaching a depth of 680 feet deep In 1979 one of the biggest specimen producers the Denton Mine began operations and in 1984 another great source the Annabelle Lee Mine opened eventually reaching a depth of nearly 1000 feet Minerva No 1 Mine CaveinRock Illinois The Minerva mine was located in Illinois and is part of the IllinoisKentucky fluorospar district It was the largest orebody in that district Discovered in 1940 it was mined off and on until 1996

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Illinois State Geological Survey Fluorite Illinois State

Illinois State Geological Survey Fluorite Illinois State

The CaveInRock mining district of Hardin County Illinois is world renown for its fluorite which is widely considered to be some of the highest quality fluorite in the world The area has a long history of producing spectacular fluorite specimens from several different mines All of the major mines have been closed for years and the cut off May 06 2021 This is a large transparent purple fluorite cleavage octahedron from the HillLedford mine in CaveInRock Hardin County Illinois Under UV this specimen shows a deep saturated blue fluorescent response The octahedron measures 54 mm on an edge The HillLeadford Mine was one of the many notable fluorspar mines in the IllinoisKentucky fluorspar district and was operated by the Calcite on Fluorite SubRosiclare Level Denton Mine Goose Creek Mine Group Harris Creek SubDistrict Illinois Kentucky Fluorspar District Hardin County Illinois USA 142 x 91 x 75 cm ExRoss Lillie Collection 3500 A cluster of exceptionally lustrous and translucent color toned light and dark purple Fluorite crystals to 3 cm

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Fluorite Magenta Crystals from the Denton Mine Illinois

Fluorite Magenta Crystals from the Denton Mine Illinois

Minerva 1 Mine OzarkMahoning No 1 Mine OzarkMahoning Group CaveinRock CaveinRock SubDistrict Hardin County Illinois USA 8 x 7 x 35 cm 425 Lavender and highly translucent Fluorite crystals with outer purple zoning on matrix Quite pretty and in very good condition Along with the Minerva 1 OzarkMahoning 1 mine and the Annabel Lee mines the Denton was among the most productive fluorspar mines during the last phase of mining in the Southern Illinois Fluorspar District in the 1980s and 1990s Along with the nearby Annabel Lee Mine it is considered part of Harris Creek District One of the most highly collected and prized specimens in the mineral realm is fluorite from southern Illinois Not only with a variety of colors clear yellow white blue and the most familiar purple fluorite also can have many colors in one specimen along with phantoms windows barite balls marcasite pyrite and some incredible zoning patterns

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American Fluorite Museum Enjoy Illinois

American Fluorite Museum Enjoy Illinois

Over the years much more fluorite has been mined in Illinois than in any other state The many uses for fluorite Native Americans carved fluorspar to make artifacts but the first recorded use of Illinois fluorite was in 1823 when fluorspar mined near Shawneetown in Gallatin County was used to manufacture hydrofluoric acid The mineral fluorite is vital to the nations economy Its uses Mineral Mar 11 2021 The Fluorite specimens from Southern Illinois are among the great classics from the United States Some of the most colorful and stunning Fluorite specimens ever found in virtually any world locality are those from Hardin County Illinois is the most famous US Locale for Fluorite and is known for having the widest variety of high quality specimens with the most diverse associations in the United States Southern Illinois has some of the most aesthetically and geologically diverse Fluorite specimens in the entire world and certainly in the US featuring hundreds of

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Illinois Fluorites Special Collection featuring Blue

Illinois Fluorites Special Collection featuring Blue

Calcite on Fluorite and Sphalerite with Galena Hill Ledford Mine OzarkMahoning Company CaveinRock District Southern Illinois Mined c 1960s Ron Roberts Collection BPG32 Large Cabinet 110 x 120 x 200 cm 200 Online 511 Jan 17 2021 Fluorite Hardness 4 Streak White Chemical Formula CaF Composed of Calcium and Flourine Fluorite is a very popular mineral It commonly occurs as wellformed colorful crystals Pure fluorite is colorless but various impurities cause the wide spectrum of colors that fluorite Posted in Eureka Mine Fluorite Southern Illinois Blue Fluorite Blue Fluorite in Southern Illinois Posted on December 7 2016 by jwj My apologies to all of those who have been watching for my story on my latest trip to Southern Illinois to dig blue fluorite a couple of weeks agobetween catching up and my schedule at work increasing in the

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FileFluorite mine near CaveinRock Illinois USA 9

FileFluorite mine near CaveinRock Illinois USA 9

Illinois has a nice variety of different minerals and fossils that are popular for rockhounds and fossil hunters to search for Fluorite calcite barite galena and many other crystal specimens are found in abundance in parts of southern Illinois There are also many fossil hunting sites in the state Sep 19 2016 Fluorite From Southern Illinois Minerva 1 Mine CaveinRock Hardin County Illinois United States of America Tweet Butterscotch yellow with phantoms of light purple cubes with lustrous stepped faces make up the whole specimen with no matrix Obtained from Northstar Minerals in the 1990s Crystals to 35 mm on edge Get the best deals on Fluorite Illinois when you shop the largest online selection at eBaycom Free MINERVA MINE 1 CAVEINROCK SOUTHERN ILLINOIS 6500 1000 shipping 12 watching CALCITE ON FLUORITE DENTON MINE HARDIN COUNTY ILLINOIS Superb Old Stock Rare Habit Of Calcite On FluoriteMinerva MineIllinois 35000

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Fluorite Online Mineral and Crystal Shop

Fluorite Online Mineral and Crystal Shop

This fluorite is from the Denton Mine in the Goose Creek Mine Group Harris Creek SubDistrict Kentucky Fluorspar District Cave In Rock Hardin County Illinois USA Seven different minerals have been identified at this mine including fluorite It is a halide that contains the elements Ca and F Mar 16 2014 Field Trip Fluorite and Secondary LeadZinc Minerals from Marion Kentucky Site Description The IllinoisKentucky Fluorspar district is world famous for the enormous quantity of huge gorgeously crystalline purple and yellow fluorite that originated from the now defunct mines near CaveInRock Illinois Feb 02 2021 What gemstones can be found in Illinois A wide variety of rocks and minerals can be found in the area including agate jasper many geodes calcite and even diamond Notably Southern Illinois is famous for its fluorite and fluorspar mines

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