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Metacinnabar

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Metacinnabar

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Description
Locality: 
Mount Diablo Mine, Clayton, Contra Costa County, California, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6 × 4 × 3 cm
Description

Small aggregates of meta-cinnabar contrasting well with a light coloured matrix.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Metacinnabar

Formula: 
HgS
Strunz: 
2.CB.05a
Hardness: 
3.0
Type Locality: 
Redington Mine (Boston Mine; Knoxville Mine; Excellsior Mine), Knoxville, Knoxville District, Napa Co., California, USA
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