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Cinnabar Quartz & Dolomite

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Cinnabar Quartz & Dolomite

ex collection Horst Bauer

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Description
Locality: 
Chatian Mine, Chatian, Fenghuang County, Xiangxi, Hunan Province, China (Peoples Republic)
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.7 × 4.3 × 3.5 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.70cm
Description

A fantastic, glossy, deep red cinnabar interpenetration twin crystal of 0.7 cm on colorless quartz with some beige dolomite. Sides and back sawn.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Cinnabar

Formula: 
HgS
Strunz: 
2.CD.15a
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White

Dolomite

Formula: 
CaMg(CO3)2
Strunz: 
5.AB.10
Crystal System: 
Trigonal - Rhombohedral
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Streak: 
White

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