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Cinnabar Pyrite & Siderite

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Cinnabar Pyrite & Siderite

ex Dr. F. Krantz (GER)
Classic Locality

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Description
Locality: 
Jedová Hora, Neřežín, Hořovice, Beroun, Central Bohemian Region, Czech Republic
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7 × 4 × 3.7 cm
Description

A nice oldie from the late 19th century, labeled to be from Giftberg, the old german name for the locality. Dark red partly crystallized cinnabar on a siderite matrix with some crystallization and some brassy lustrous pyrite. Very interesting and rare!

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Cinnabar

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

Pyrite

Formula: 
FeS2
Strunz: 
2.EB.05a
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5

Siderite

Formula: 
FeCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.5
Streak: 
White

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