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Cinnabar On Dolomite

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Cinnabar On Dolomite

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Description
Locality: 
Yunchangping Mine, Dadongla, Tongren, Guizhou Province, China (Peoples Republic)
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
10 × 5 × 3.1 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.90cm
Description

More than a dozen cinnabar crystals up to 0.9 cm on dolomite. More than 6 in perfect condition, gemmy, deep red and translucent. Nice combinations of crystals.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Cinnabar

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

Dolomite

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

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