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Cinnabar, Calcite, Native Silver from Grant County, New Mexico

 
Cinnabar, Calcite, Native Silver from Grant County, New Mexico

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Cinnabar, Calcite, Native Silver from Grant County, New Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 13946
Mineral:Cinnabar, Calcite, Native Silver
Locality:Grant County, New Mexico
Description:Unique combination of minerals: red cinnabar variety Tile Ore on colorless calcite (fluoresces orange under UV illumination) on a leaf of native silver. With old pen-and-ink label with the initials G.A.G. Ex. Russ Buckingham collection
Overall Size:34x29x15 mm
Crystals:1-4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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