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Cinnabar & Mercury

ex K. Petitjean coll., GER
Classic Locality

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Description
Locality: 
Mörsfeld, Kirchheimbolanden, Donnersbergkreis, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.8 × 3.7 × 2.8 cm
Description

Palatina classic: from the Petitjean collection stems this example of more or less massive cinnabar ore from the long time abandoned mercury mines of Mörsfeld. Contains some sulfide (pyrite?) and some mini droplets of native mercury.

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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