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Kuzminite Calomel Cinnabar Jarosite & Native Mercury

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Kuzminite Calomel Cinnabar Jarosite & Native Mercury

ex collection Schlabach
Rare Mineral

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Description
Locality: 
Landsberg, Obermoschel, Donnersbergkreis, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.8 × 2.2 × 0.7 cm
Description

Very nice specimen with beige kuzminite (calomel-kuzminite-series), red cinnabar, green malachite and jarosite.

All Moschellandsberg specimens in this auction are from the Schlabach collection, all found 1980. They have been analyzed, but printouts of the original analysis cannot be provided. If neccessary I can have new analysis made, which the buyer would have to pay.

Unfortunately I don't have the means to do micro-pictures.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Kuzminite

Formula: 
(Hg2+2)(Br,Cl)2
Strunz: 
3.AA.30
Hardness: 
1.5
Type Locality: 
Kadyrel' Hg occurrence, Oorash-Khem River Valley, Uyuk Range, Pii-Khem District, Tuva Republic, Eastern-Siberian Region, Russia...

Calomel

Formula: 
(Hg2+2)Cl2
Strunz: 
3.AA.30
Hardness: 
1.5 - 2.0
Type Locality: 
Landsberg (Moschellandsberg), Alsenz-Obermoschel, Palatinate, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

Cinnabar

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

Jarosite

Formula: 
KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Strunz: 
7.BC.10
Crystal System: 
Trigonal - Pyramidal Class
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.5
Type Locality: 
Jaroso Ravine, Sierra Almagrera, Cuevas del Almanzora (Cuevas de Vera), Almería, Andalusia, Spain

Mercury

Formula: 
Hg
Strunz: 
1.AD.05
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
0.0
Colour: 
Tin white

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