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Cinnabar var. Raspberry Ore from New Idria Mine, San Benito County, California

 
Cinnabar var. Raspberry Ore from New Idria Mine, San Benito County, California

Cinnabar var. Raspberry Ore from New Idria Mine, San Benito County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 50306
Mineral:Cinnabar var. Raspberry Ore
Locality:New Idria Mine, San Benito County, California
Description:Heavy mass of crystallized red cinnabar, locally referred to as Raspberry Ore by miners. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #776, gift from Curt Nicolaus Schuette (1895-1975) manager of the New Almaden Mines. Nalle worked at mine in 1942
Overall Size:3x2.5x2 cm
Crystals:0.5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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