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Cinnabar & Native Mercury

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Cinnabar & Native Mercury

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Description
Locality: 
Landsberg, Obermoschel, Donnersbergkreis, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.8 × 1.3 × 1.1 cm
Description

Red cinnabarite & native mercury droplets on matrix. From a major mining district in Germany. 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Cinnabar

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

Mercury

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