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|Cinnabar (penetration twin)
|Red Bird Mine, Antelope Springs District, 24 km east of Lovelock, Pershing County, Nevada
|Large lustrous translucent blood-red cinnabar crystals with minor brown matrix. The cinnabar crystals are elongated rhombohedral form with smooth faces and are interpenetrant-twinned (two crystals with common C-axes, rotated 180° from each other). Restored where cracked
|For reference only
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