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Cinnabar & Native Mercury

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Cinnabar & Native Mercury

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Description
Locality: 
Littfeld, Kreuztal, Arnsberg, North Rhine - Westphalia, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.5 × 2.8 × 1.8 cm
Description

Native Mercury associated with cinnabar in baryte matrix. Comes with an old label, classic locality.

 

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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