Denton Mine Harris Creek Sub-District Hardin County Illinois USA
A fantastic fluorite with chalcopyrite and sphalerite from the Denton mine. This specimen displays purple fluorites with vibrant yellow cores which are easily seen with mild back lighting or none at all. The fluorites are large purple crystals, with incredibly complex growth hillocks all across the outside of it. The rear of it shows some of the host rock which is replaced limestone.Then the front has chalcopyrite and sphalerite crystals, which are extremely colorful and mild luster. The fluorite has minor nicks which is not distracting and the rest of specimen is damage free.
9.30 x 5.80 x 6.00 cm