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Cinnabar (twinned crystals) on Quartz from Wanshan, Tongren, Guizhou Province, China

 
Cinnabar (twinned crystals) on Quartz from Wanshan, Tongren, Guizhou Province, China

Cinnabar (twinned crystals) on Quartz from Wanshan, Tongren, Guizhou Province, China

Cinnabar (twinned crystals) on Quartz from Wanshan, Tongren, Guizhou Province, China

Cinnabar (twinned crystals) on Quartz from Wanshan, Tongren, Guizhou Province, China

DESCRIPTION:No. 51102
Mineral:Cinnabar (twinned crystals) on Quartz
Locality:Wanshan, Tongren, Guizhou Province, China
Description:Many metallic-looking cinnabar crystals to 12 mm scattered over lustrous transparent colorless quartz crystals to 7 mm. The cinnabar crystals are internally translucent red, with metallic-like outer surfaces and are all interpenetrant-twinned. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #560, originally acquired in 1987
Overall Size:8x6x4 cm
Crystals:1-12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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