Bill Caspers Fluorite Collection - North American Specimens


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BC1 - Fluorite $ 200 SOLD
Blanchard Mine, Bingham, New Mexico
cabinet - 14 x 8 x 5 cm
ex.  Bill Caspers


Fluorite from Blanchard Mine, Bingham, New Mexico [db_pics/pics/bc1a.jpg] Fluorite from Blanchard Mine, Bingham, New Mexico [db_pics/pics/bc1b.jpg] Fluorite from Blanchard Mine, Bingham, New Mexico [db_pics/pics/bc1c.jpg]

Rich coverage of light blue cubes to 9mm.


BC13 - Fluorite $ 100 SOLD
Minerva Mine, Cave-in-Rock Dist., Illinois
small cabinet - 5.4 x 3.2 x 2.5 cm
ex.  Bill Caspers


Fluorite from Minerva Mine, Cave-in-Rock Dist., Illinois [db_pics/pics/bc13a.jpg] Fluorite from Minerva Mine, Cave-in-Rock Dist., Illinois [db_pics/pics/bc13b.jpg]

Purple over yellow cubic Fluorite.


BC12 - Fluorite $ 350 SOLD
Minerva Mine, Cave-in-Rock Dist., Illinois
cabinet - 10 x 6 x 4 cm
ex.  Bill Caspers


Fluorite from Minerva Mine, Cave-in-Rock Dist., Illinois [db_pics/pics/bc12a.jpg] Fluorite from Minerva Mine, Cave-in-Rock Dist., Illinois [db_pics/pics/bc12b.jpg]

Yellow cubes of Fluorite with slight hints of purple in the outer layer.


BC11 - Fluorite $ 75 SOLD
Minerva Mine, Cave-in-Rock Dist., Illinois
miniature - 4.1 x 3 x 2 cm
ex.  Bill Caspers


Fluorite from Minerva Mine, Cave-in-Rock Dist., Illinois [db_pics/pics/bc11a.jpg]

Lustrous yellow cubes to 1.5cm, just a good minature yellow Fluorite.


BC10 - Fluorite $ 90 SOLD
Rosiclare Level, Minerva Mine, Cave-in-Rock Dist., Illinois
small cabinet - 5.5 x 3.5 x 1.5 cm
ex.  Bill Caspers


Fluorite from Rosiclare Level, Minerva Mine, Cave-in-Rock Dist., Illinois [db_pics/pics/bc10a.jpg] Fluorite from Rosiclare Level, Minerva Mine, Cave-in-Rock Dist., Illinois [db_pics/pics/bc10b.jpg]

Transparent pale blue crystals with great luster. Crystals are so clear the photographs don't do it justice.


BC9 - Fluorite $ 75 SOLD
Ft. Wayne, Indiana
miniature - 4.2 x 3 x 2.8 cm
ex.  Bill Caspers


Fluorite from Ft. Wayne, Indiana [db_pics/pics/bc9a.jpg] Fluorite from Ft. Wayne, Indiana [db_pics/pics/bc9b.jpg]

Two transparent yellow cubes to 2.8cm on a small amount of matrix.


BC8 - Fluorite $ 1250 SOLD
Minerva Mine, Cave-in-Rock Dist., Illinois
large cabinet - 17 x 9 x 6 cm
ex.  Bill Caspers


Fluorite from Minerva Mine, Cave-in-Rock Dist., Illinois [db_pics/pics/bc8a.jpg] Fluorite from Minerva Mine, Cave-in-Rock Dist., Illinois [db_pics/pics/bc8b.jpg] Fluorite from Minerva Mine, Cave-in-Rock Dist., Illinois [db_pics/pics/bc8c.jpg] Fluorite from Minerva Mine, Cave-in-Rock Dist., Illinois [db_pics/pics/bc8d.jpg]

Unusual formation of etched yellow and purple cubic Fluorite. Some areas show pitted yellow Fluorite where the outer purple zone completely etched away with other areas where the outlines of the original cubic crystals remain.


BC7 - Fluorite $ 150 SOLD
Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Tennessee
small cabinet - 6 x 6 x 3 cm
ex.  Bill Caspers


Fluorite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Tennessee [db_pics/pics/bc7a.jpg] Fluorite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Tennessee [db_pics/pics/bc7b.jpg] Fluorite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Tennessee [db_pics/pics/bc7c.jpg]

Lustrous, rich purple Fluorite cubes on Sphalerite.


BC6 - Fluorite $ 150 SOLD
Rosiclare Level, Minerva Mine, Cave-in-Rock Dist., Illinois
small cabinet - 7.5 x 5.5 x 3.8 cm
ex.  Bill Caspers


Fluorite from Rosiclare Level, Minerva Mine, Cave-in-Rock Dist., Illinois [db_pics/pics/bc6a.jpg] Fluorite from Rosiclare Level, Minerva Mine, Cave-in-Rock Dist., Illinois [db_pics/pics/bc6b.jpg]

Yellow Fluorite with an outer purple zone.


BC4 - Fluorite $ 1500 SOLD
Anabell Lee Mine, Hardin Co., Ilinois
cabinet - 9.5 x 7 x 5 cm
ex.  Bill Caspers


Fluorite from Anabell Lee Mine, Hardin Co., Ilinois [db_pics/pics/bc4a.jpg] Fluorite from Anabell Lee Mine, Hardin Co., Ilinois [db_pics/pics/bc4b.jpg] Fluorite from Anabell Lee Mine, Hardin Co., Ilinois [db_pics/pics/bc4c.jpg] Fluorite from Anabell Lee Mine, Hardin Co., Ilinois [db_pics/pics/bc4d.jpg]

Blue cubes to 4cm with color zoning. Floater specimen with a few tiny Calcite on the backside. These blue Fluorites are the most desirable of the Illinois Fluorites.


BC3 - Spahlerite on Fluorite $ 75 SOLD
Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Tennessee
small cabinet - 6.5 x 4.5 x 2.8 cm
ex.  Bill Caspers


Spahlerite on Fluorite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Tennessee [db_pics/pics/bc3a.jpg] Spahlerite on Fluorite from Elmwood Mine, Carthage, Tennessee [db_pics/pics/bc3b.jpg]

Two clusters of translucent Sphalerite crystals atop light purple Fluorite.


BC2 - Fluorite with Celestite $ 150 SOLD
Clay Center, Ohio
miniature - 4.8 x 4.5 x 3.5 cm
ex.  Bill Caspers


Fluorite with Celestite from Clay Center, Ohio [db_pics/pics/bc2a.jpg] Fluorite with Celestite from Clay Center, Ohio [db_pics/pics/bc2b.jpg]

Brown Fluorite cubes to 1.6cm. Good translucent crystals with excellent luster, accented by Celestite crystals.



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