Moving mountains for you
Switch currency

Current Live Auctions

Current Live Fixed Price Sales

Metacinnabar

Views:
Watches:
HJZ685385

Metacinnabar

Rare Mineral

Description Tabs

Description
Locality: 
Mount Diabolo, Contra Costa County, California, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4 × 4.5 × 2.5 cm
Description

This piece is from the Burton Jirgl collection. The piece has isolated Metacinnabar crystals on contrasting quartz matrix. Metacinnabar is more rare than cinnabar crystals and the best pieces came from California. You don't see this pieces very frequently.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Metacinnabar

Formula: 
HgS
Strunz: 
2.CB.05a
Hardness: 
3.0
Type Locality: 
Redington Mine (Boston Mine; Knoxville Mine; Excellsior Mine), Knoxville, Knoxville District, Napa Co., California, USA

Seller Information

Payment options: offline, paypal_wpp, paypal_wps

Seller's terms and conditions

You can pay me by PayPal. h.zondervan8@upcmail.nl is my paypall account.

Item Toolbox