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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 51397
Mineral:Cinnabar (penetration twin)
Locality:Red Bird Mine, Antelope Springs District, 24 km east of Lovelock, Pershing County, Nevada
Description:Large lustrous translucent blood-red cinnabar crystals with no matrix. The cinnabar crystals are elongated rhombohedral form with slightly striated faces and are interpenetrant-twinned (two crystals with common C-axes, rotated 180 from each other).
Overall Size:20x15x10 mm
Crystals:5-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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