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Cinnabar on Dolomite

#32318

Cinnabar on Dolomite

#32318
Availability
Sold
Size
10 x 7 x 6 cm - Cabinet 
Formula
HgS (RRUFF)
Locality
Tongren Mine, Tongren Pref., Guizhou Province, China
Notes
Discounts/Promos do NOT apply to this item

Excellent, adamantine cherry-red Cinnabar crystals to 1cm set in a large open vug lined with white curved Dolomite crystals. The bottom of this piece has been sawed and it sets nicely without aid.

Cinnabar

Formula
HgS 
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Crystal Habit
Druse, Disseminated, Massive 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Adamantine 
Color
lead gray, brown, brown pink, vermilion, gray 
Streak
bright red 
Class
Trigonal - Trapezohedral 
Fracture
Brittle - Sectile 
Hardness
2-2.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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