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Caledonite & Cinnabar

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Caledonite & Cinnabar

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Description
Locality: 
Bastenberg Mine, Ramsbeck, Bestwig, Arnsberg, North Rhine - Westphalia, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.2 × 1.7 × 1.2 cm
Description

Nice caledonite and cinnabar on matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Caledonite

Formula: 
Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Strunz: 
7.BC.50
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Leadhills, South Lanarkshire, Strathclyde (Lanarkshire), Scotland, UK

Cinnabar

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