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Eglestonite & Calomel

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Eglestonite & Calomel

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Description
Locality: 
San Onofre, Plateros, Zacatecas, Mexico
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.7 × 2.5 × 1.9 cm
Description

Intense yellow-green eglestonite and calomel with native mercury in calcite matrix. 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Eglestonite

Formula: 
(Hg2+2)3OCl3(OH)
Strunz: 
3.DD.05
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
2.5
Type Locality: 
Terlingua District, Brewster Co., Texas, USA

Calomel

Formula: 
(Hg2+2)Cl2
Strunz: 
3.AA.30
Hardness: 
1.5 - 2.0
Type Locality: 
Landsberg (Moschellandsberg), Alsenz-Obermoschel, Palatinate, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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