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Cinnabar On Dolomite

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Cinnabar On Dolomite

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Description
Locality: 
Chatian Mine, Chatian, Fenghuang County, Xiangxi, Hunan Province, China (Peoples Republic)
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.2 × 4 × 3.5 cm
Weight: 
124.00gr
Description

Deep cherry-red cinnabar on creamy white dolomite crystals.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Cinnabar

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

Dolomite

Formula: 
CaMg(CO3)2
Strunz: 
5.AB.10
Crystal System: 
Trigonal - Rhombohedral
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Streak: 
White
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