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Eglestonite with Cinnabar

#47911

Eglestonite with Cinnabar

#47911
Availability
Sold
Size
8 x 5 x 4.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Hg1+6OCl3(OH) (RRUFF)
Locality
Cahill mine, Humboldt Co., Nevada, United States

Green to yellow waxy crusts in an area of about 19 x 6mm. It is associated with massive Cinnabar.

Eglestonite

Formula
Hg1+6OCl3(OH) 
Crystal System
Isometric 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Adamantine - Resinous 
Color
brown, brownish yellow, yellow, dark brown, orange 
Streak
light yellow 
Class
Isometric - Hexoctahedral 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
2-3 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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