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Cinnabar Pyrite & Dolomite

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Cinnabar Pyrite & Dolomite

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Locality: 
Yunchangping Mine, Guizhou Province, China (Peoples Republic)
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4.4 × 3.4 × 2.8 cm
Description

Gemmy, deep red cinnabar twinned crystals are set on a matrix of dolomite.The most interesting here is the pyrite which seems to have been encrusting once the cinnabar twins.Much better in hand, it needs to be see to apprecciate. Displays perfectly in many directions, very fine for a Chinese cinnabar.

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

Dolomite

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

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