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Mineral Specimen No. 51411:
Cinnabar on Calcite from Red Bird Mine, Antelope Springs District, 24 km east of Lovelock, Pershing County, Nevada.

This mineral specimen of Cinnabar on 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. 51411:

Minerals Species: Cinnabar on Calcite.
Location of mineral deposit: Red Bird Mine, Antelope Springs District, 24 km east of Lovelock, Pershing County, Nevada.
Description: Large lustrous translucent red twinned cinnabar crystals in translucent white calcite vein on matrix. The cinnabar crystals are interpenetrant-twinned (two crystals with common C-axes, rotated 180° from each other). Note the post-crystallization crack. No damage is visible to the unaided eye, minute edge chipping is visible under 20x magnification.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 5x3.5x3 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 10 mm
Price: $425 net (plus shipping).

Mineral Specimens: Cinnabar on Calcite from Red Bird Mine, Antelope Springs District, 24 km east of Lovelock, Pershing County, Nevada

Mineral Specimens: Cinnabar on Calcite from Red Bird Mine, Antelope Springs District, 24 km east of Lovelock, Pershing County, Nevada

Mineral Specimens: Cinnabar on Calcite from Red Bird Mine, Antelope Springs District, 24 km east of Lovelock, Pershing County, Nevada

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