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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 51382
Mineral:Cinnabar (penetration twin) with Quartz
Locality:Red Bird Mine, Antelope Springs District, 24 km east of Lovelock, Pershing County, Nevada
Description:Lustrous translucent blood-red cinnabar crystals with quartz microcrystals on the faces. The cinnabar crystals are elongated rhombohedral form with smooth faces and are interpenetrant-twinned (two crystals with common C-axes, rotated 180 ).
Overall Size:10x8x8 mm
Crystals:micro to 10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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