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Cinnabar & Quartz

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Description
Locality: 
Fenghuang County, Xiangxi, Hunan Province, China (Peoples Republic)
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3 × 2.7 × 2.8 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.70cm
Description

Cherry red sharp cinnabar crystals with mirror lustre rest on a bed of tiny quartz crystals.

Becoming rarer to acquire in this quality.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Cinnabar

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

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White
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