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Metacinnabar and Cinnabar from New Almaden Mine, 200' level, Santa Teresa Hills, Santa Clara County, California

 
Metacinnabar and Cinnabar from New Almaden Mine, 200' level, Santa Teresa Hills, Santa Clara County, California

Metacinnabar and Cinnabar from New Almaden Mine, 200' level, Santa Teresa Hills, Santa Clara County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 51133
Mineral:Metacinnabar and Cinnabar
Locality:New Almaden Mine, 200' level, Santa Teresa Hills, Santa Clara County, California
Description:Earthy red-brown cinnabar-rich coatings on matrix with thin cavities lined with black-brown metacinnabar crystals to 0.2 mm. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #116; collected when Nalle worked at mine in 1942
Overall Size:7x4x3 cm
Crystals:micro
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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