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Cinnabar & Dolomite

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Cinnabar & Dolomite

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Description
Locality: 
Fenghuang County, Xiangxi, Hunan Province, China (Peoples Republic)
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
4 × 7 × 6 cm
Description

A sharp deep red cinnabar crystal on white dolomite 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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