Host Dave Shuffett visits the Clement Mineral Museum in Crittenden County to learn about the history of mining fluorspar in the region. Fluorspar (or fluorite), a soft mineral formed by fluorine gas and calcium, is a key to the process of refining iron ore into steel, and its extraction was a major Western Kentucky industry from the 1890s through the early 1940s.
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