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Cinnabar on Dolomite

#AH53775

Cinnabar on Dolomite

#AH53775
Availability
Sold
Size
7 x 3 x 3 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
HgS (RRUFF)
Locality
Tongren mine, Tongren Pref., Guizhou Province, China
Tagged
sulfide

Cherry red lustrous crystals to 6mm on white Dolomite. The contrast between the red Cinnabar and white Dolomite is stricking. Chineese label, see prov. tab.

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.

Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection
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