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Idrialite & Metacinnabar

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Idrialite & Metacinnabar

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Description
Locality: 
Skaggs Springs Mine, Skaggs Springs, Sonoma County, California, United States of America
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.2 × 5.1 × 2.4 cm
Description

Fine grained brown sandstone matrix with coatings and thin crusts of this rare hydrocarbon. In addition are small black crystalline patches of metacinnabar? with reddish reflections as well as traces of cinnabar.

Strongly fluorescent white in Long, Medium and Short wave UVL

Labelled with the synonym curtisite.

Previous labels supplied (not photographed)
Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Idrialite

Formula: 
C22H14
Strunz: 
10.BA.20
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
1.5
Type Locality: 
Idria Mine (Idrija Mine), Idrija (Idria), Slovenia

Metacinnabar

Formula: 
HgS
Strunz: 
2.CB.05a
Hardness: 
3.0
Type Locality: 
Redington Mine (Boston Mine; Knoxville Mine; Excellsior Mine), Knoxville, Knoxville District, Napa Co., California, USA

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