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Cinnabar Tetrahedrite & Native Mercury

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Cinnabar Tetrahedrite & Native Mercury

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Description
Locality: 
Landsberg, Obermoschel, Donnersbergkreis, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.4 × 1.3 × 0.8 cm
Description

Intense red cinnabar enriched with native mercury. Small tetraedrite crystals on filigrane probably gortdrumite needles.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Cinnabar

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

Tetrahedrite

Formula: 
Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Strunz: 
2.GB.05
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0

Mercury

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