Garnet is your Birthstone. (chunk of raw Garnet As a root chakra stone, garnet said to be excellent for manifestation. It is used to ground one's dreams in reality, bringing abundance, prosperity, and realization of those dream).
Galena & calcite on fluorite, 61 x 40 x 36 mm., Rosiclaire Level of the Denton Mine in southern Illinois. Probably collected in the early (according to Ross Lillie, who sold me this specimen). Nash specimen (No.