5.1" Purple on Yellow Gem PHANTOM FLUORITE Crystal Mi IL ex-Ross Lillie for sale

$1,500.00
Product Code: EB0415FPIL4
Availability: In Stock
 
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Location Crystal Mine, Cave-in-Rock, Cave-in-Rock Sub-District, Illinois - Kentucky Fluorspar District, Hardin Co., Illinois, USA
Size 5.1" x 3.9" x 1.8"
Suggested Stand A suitable display stand comes free with this specimen.

This is an exceptional specimen from the Ross Lillie collection of yellow centered, purple rimmed fluorite crystals to 1.2". The yellow color has rich golden-amber phantoms inside, with violet-purple edged cubes that are mostly transparent.  This is an excellent specimen from the Crystal Mine, which is one of the least known mines in the Cave-In-Rock District of Illinois.  The piece has good yellow and white fluorescence under both LW and SW UV.  No damage other than a .5" dead spot on one edge.