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Metacinnabar & Galena

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Metacinnabar & Galena

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Description
Locality: 
Cerro De Pasco, Pasco Department, Peru
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.5 × 2 × 1.4 cm
Description

A combination specimen with dull black tiny crystals of metacinnabar and bright lustrous cubo-octahedral galena crystals, with contrasting chalcopyrite.

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

Galena

Formula: 
PbS
Strunz: 
2.CD.10
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
2.5
Colour: 
Lead-grey
Streak: 
Lead-grey

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