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Cinnabar (interpenetrant twinned crystals) from Wanshan, Tongren, Guizhou Province, China

 
Cinnabar (interpenetrant twinned crystals) from Wanshan, Tongren, Guizhou Province, China

Cinnabar (interpenetrant twinned crystals) from Wanshan, Tongren, Guizhou Province, China

Cinnabar (interpenetrant twinned crystals) from Wanshan, Tongren, Guizhou Province, China

DESCRIPTION:No. 54613
Mineral:Cinnabar (interpenetrant twinned crystals)
Locality:Wanshan, Tongren, Guizhou Province, China
Description:Many lustrous translucent red cinnabar crystals to 6 mm on transparent colorless quartz crystals to 3 mm with minor pale-yellow dolomite. The cinnabar crystals are all interpenetrant twinned pairs resulting in six-pointed star shape when viewed on axis.
Overall Size:5.5x3x3 cm
Crystals:1-6 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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