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Cinnabar With Malachite & Azurite

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Cinnabar With Malachite & Azurite

Ex Dr. Krantz, Bonn, Germany
With Antique Label

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Description
Locality: 
Almadén Mine, Almadén, Ciudad Real, Castilla La Mancha, Spain
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5 × 6.5 × 3 cm
Weight: 
130.00gr
Description

Old cinnabar specimen from famous Almadén mercury mine. Tiny balls of native mercury may be present, also accompanied by green malachite and minor blue azurite which is not so common.

Comes with old label which means: "Zinnober - derb, erdig - Almaden, Spanien" (Cinnabar - rough, earthy - Almaden, Spain)

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Cinnabar

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

Malachite

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

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...

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