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Cinnabar In Opal

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Cinnabar In Opal

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Locality: 
B & B Mine, Esmeralda County, Nevada, United States of America
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.5 × 4.3 × 3.7 cm
Description

Red cinnabar in white opal

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Cinnabar

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

Opal

Formula: 
SiO2·nH2O
Strunz: 
4.DA.10
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.5
Streak: 
White
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