Denton Mine (Rosiclare Level), Harris Creek Sub-District, Hardin County, Illinois, USA
A superb combination small cabinet for the locality. This piece consisting of a bright lustrous black crystallized aggregation of sphalerites, aesthetically covering a transparent corner of light lavender fluorite. Glassy, colorless calcites are scattered on the intergrown sphalerite crystals. The sphalerites are glossy and black in ambient light but show reddish, brown, and orange colors with very strong light. Choice combination material from the Denton Mine with multiple display views. This piece is undamaged except for the bottom of the piece which was taken off of the rock.
8.50 x 7.00 x 4.00 cm