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

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

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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 51421
Mineral:Cinnabar (penetration twins) on Quartz-rich matrix
Locality:Red Bird Mine, Antelope Springs District, 24 km east of Lovelock, Pershing County, Nevada
Description:Superb specimen of many twinned groups of translucent blood-red cinnabar crystals scattered over one face of brown calcite-quartz matrix. The cinnabar crystals are interpenetrant-twinned (two crystals with common C-axes, rotated 180 from each other).
Overall Size:8.5x6x4.5 cm
Crystals:2-24 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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