Fluorite -mult- color phantom
Annabel Lee Mine, Harris Creek, Hardin County
5 x 4.2 CM (miniature)
A very sharp, glassy lustrous cube cluster with distinctive zoning and good color. The great Annabel Lee Mine was one of the greatest Fluorite producers and its specimens were distinctive. The mine is long gone and no other location has quite the same look to it. This glows well with backlighting showing a rich yellow to orangy color core and a deep purple rim. Relatively pristine, the display face looks undamaged by naked eye but a carefull exam with loupe finds some very tiny chips, The back is incomplete as it was contacted byother crystals but it is not damaged. There is no matrix, quite esthetic.
An esthetic 2 tone (blue and creme) flowerlike display of barite crystals perched on a contrasting matrix of dark purple fluorite crystals and dark red-brown Sphalerite. Beautiful, old classic stuff, Ex John Marshall collection. By naked eye this is perfect damagewise, only with 10x magnification one tiny corner bruise can be found. In short this is really a fine specimen that shows very well and is now quite uncommon in any condition on todays market.
SOLD Flourite and Calcite (with
stock #SOLD 9.1-088
Rosiclare Level, Denton Mine, Haris Creek Sub-district, Hardin County
6.9 x 5.5 CM (cabinet)
A classic style from a classic American mine! Sharp glassy Calcites are selectively deposited on 2 faces of a transparent to translucent purple cube. Striking color and form. It is possible to backlight the Fluorite so it glows brightly, but these photos show a more typical display lighting. The back and base are damaged from when this was collected, (that's why they are the back and base!) from the front this displays well as seen in the photos. Great value.
SOLD Fluorite color zoned cubes
stock #SOLD 7AE- 313
Denton Mine, Harris Creek Sub District, Hardin County
5.5 x 4.4 CM (small cabinet/ large miniature)
A super sharp, lustrous and colorful miniature. that is far better than most from this closed mine that was once one of the greatest Fluorite producers. Like most of this typoe fluorite the backside is contacted where it grew on the matrix, on the display face there is one nearly invisible nick on one corner otherwise the piece is perfect. This has excellent form and color with the main crystal being a much more 3 dimensional cube than usual. A worthy small piece.