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Mercury from Socrates Mine, Sonoma County, California

 
Mercury from Socrates Mine, Sonoma County, California

Mercury from Socrates Mine, Sonoma County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 33708
Mineral:Mercury
Locality:Socrates Mine, Sonoma County, California
Description:Many small metallic spherules of liquid mercury on cinnabar-rich matrix. The mercury is liquid at room temperature but is held in place through surface tension. Ex. John A. Rorer, Jr. collection #109
Overall Size:5x4x2 cm
Crystals:1-2 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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