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Cinnabar (penetration twins) from Red Bird Mine, Antelope Springs District, 24 km east of Lovelock, Pershing County, Nevada

 
Cinnabar (penetration twins) from Red Bird Mine, Antelope Springs District, 24 km east of Lovelock, Pershing County, Nevada

Cinnabar (penetration twins) from Red Bird Mine, Antelope Springs District, 24 km east of Lovelock, Pershing County, Nevada

Cinnabar (penetration twins) from Red Bird Mine, Antelope Springs District, 24 km east of Lovelock, Pershing County, Nevada

DESCRIPTION:No. 51378
Mineral:Cinnabar (penetration twins)
Locality:Red Bird Mine, Antelope Springs District, 24 km east of Lovelock, Pershing County, Nevada
Description:Two intersecting pairs of elongated rhombohedral interpenetrant-twinned crystals (two crystals with common C-axes, rotated 180 from each other) of lustrous translucent blood-red cinnabar with slightly striated faces and no matrix attached.
Overall Size:7x6x5 mm
Crystals:5-7 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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