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Mineral Specimen No. 51403:
Cinnabar (penetration twins) in Calcite from Red Bird Mine, Antelope Springs District, 24 km east of Lovelock, Pershing County, Nevada.

This mineral specimen of Cinnabar (penetration twins) in Calcite from Red Bird Mine, Antelope Springs District, 24 km east of Lovelock, Pershing County, Nevada is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Detailed information on mineral specimen No. 51403:

Minerals Species: Cinnabar (penetration twins) in Calcite.
Location of mineral deposit: Red Bird Mine, Antelope Springs District, 24 km east of Lovelock, Pershing County, Nevada.
Description: Calcite vein running through gray matrix with several lustrous translucent vivid-red cinnabar crystals exposed where the calcite dissolved. The cinnabar crystals are interpenetrant-twinned (two crystals with common C-axes, rotated 180° from each other). All crystals appear in good condition, except one crystal that is incomplete.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 8x7x3.5 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 2-7 mm
Price: $250 (plus shipping).

Mineral Specimens: Cinnabar (penetration twins) in Calcite from Red Bird Mine, Antelope Springs District, 24 km east of Lovelock, Pershing County, Nevada

Mineral Specimens: Cinnabar (penetration twins) in Calcite from Red Bird Mine, Antelope Springs District, 24 km east of Lovelock, Pershing County, Nevada

Mineral Specimens: Cinnabar (penetration twins) in Calcite from Red Bird Mine, Antelope Springs District, 24 km east of Lovelock, Pershing County, Nevada

Mineral Specimens: Cinnabar (penetration twins) in Calcite from Red Bird Mine, Antelope Springs District, 24 km east of Lovelock, Pershing County, Nevada

Cabinet-sized Specimen

     


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