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Stibnite & Cinnabar

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Stibnite & Cinnabar

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Description
Locality: 
Khaidarkan, Fergana Valley, Osh Oblast, Kyrgyzstan
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.3 × 4.6 × 2 cm
Description

Lead-gray, lustrous stibnite crystal cluster grown together with dark-red cinnabar crystals. Very good and interesting old specimen from Armin Wendland collection - acquired 1990

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Stibnite

Formula: 
Sb2S3
Strunz: 
2.DB.05
Hardness: 
2.0
Streak: 
Lead grey

Cinnabar

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