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Cinnabar With Mercury Azurite & Malachite

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Cinnabar With Mercury Azurite & Malachite

Ex Dr. Krantz, Bonn, Germany
With Antique Label

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Description
Locality: 
Coquimbo Region, Chile
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
4.5 × 8 × 4 cm
Description

A very colorful ore specimen consisting of red-colored cinnabar, green malachite, blue azurite and greyish gangue rock. Mercury is present in form of tiny droplets in the cinnabar-containing areas.Comes with old hand-written label of an unknown collection.
Weight: 250 grams

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

Azurite

Formula: 
Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Strunz: 
5.BA.05
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Chessy copper mines, Chessy-les-Mines, Le Bois d'Oingt, Rhône, Rhône-Alpes, France...

Malachite

Formula: 
Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Strunz: 
5.BA.10
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0

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