Fluorite, Calcite

Specimen ID: V13-XCM

Mineral(s)
Fluorite : CaF2
Calcite : CaCO3
Locality
As recorded:
Cave-in-Rock Sub-District, Hardin Co., Illinois, USA
Mindat locality:
Dimensions
40mm x 74mm x 38mm
weight: 50g
Description
This is a remakable calcite specimen from Illinois! Bundles of double-terminated, elongated, spikey, and quasi-wheat-sheaf calcite crystals for what appears to be a complete floater specimen with no visible contact point and practically no damage. As an extra bonus there are regions of tiny, pink to plum-colored fluorite crystals on it. The calcite glows orange under longwave UV.
Previous data
Mineral(s)
Name withheld

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