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Cinnabar & Fluorite

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Description
Locality: 
La Viesca Mine, Huergo, La Collada, Siero, Asturias, Spain
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.6 × 3.8 × 4 cm
Weight: 
83.00gr
Description

Spectacular sample of light blue fluorite crystals with internal phantomes due to the inclusions during grouth phases. The piece also has very rare inclusions of internal cinnabar crystals.

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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