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Cinnabar In Fluorite

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Cinnabar In Fluorite

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Description
Locality: 
Berbes, Ribadesella, Asturias, Spain
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.6 × 3.6 × 3.2 cm
Description

Clear fluorite crystals with small cinnabar inclusions.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Cinnabar

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

Fluorite

Formula: 
CaF2
Strunz: 
3.AB.25
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
4.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Jáchymov (St Joachimsthal), Jáchymov District (St Joachimsthal), Krušné Hory Mts (Erzgebirge), Karlovy Vary Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic
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