Cinnabar Crystals on Dolomite from the Sichuan Province



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These cinnabar crystals are from the Sichuan (Szechuan) Province of China. There are seventeen locales in the province that contain cinnabar. It is a sulfide containing the elements Hg and S. This specimen consists of a breccia, limestone, matrix that has a vug like depression filled with cinnabar, dolomite and quartz crystals. The cinnabar is complex with a six sided star-like termination (cyclic twin). This piece measures 2 x 2 x 1 inches or 50 x 50 x 25 mm as displayed in photo

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Weight 8 oz