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Metacinnabar and Opal with Cinnabar inclusions from Sinter Hill, Steamboat Springs District, Washoe County, Nevada

 
Metacinnabar and Opal with Cinnabar inclusions from Sinter Hill, Steamboat Springs District, Washoe County, Nevada

Metacinnabar and Opal with Cinnabar inclusions from Sinter Hill, Steamboat Springs District, Washoe County, Nevada

Metacinnabar and Opal with Cinnabar inclusions from Sinter Hill, Steamboat Springs District, Washoe County, Nevada

DESCRIPTION:No. 65203
Mineral:Metacinnabar and Opal with Cinnabar inclusions
Locality:Sinter Hill, Steamboat Springs District, Washoe County, Nevada
Description:Colorless transparent opal in a mammilary coating (hemispherical aggregates) on gray siliceous sinter with inclusions of red cinnabar with gray-metallic metacinnabar microcrystals. For locality details see Mineralogical Record v.16#1 (Jan.-Feb. 1985). Ex. D. Miller collection #M883; ex. Excalibur Mineral Co.
Overall Size:4.5x4x2 cm
Crystals:micro
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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