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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 73496
Mineral:Cinnabar (interpenetrant twins)
Locality:Red Bird Mine, Antelope Springs District, 24 km east of Lovelock, Pershing County, Nevada
Description:Two groups of lustrous translucent red twinned cinnabar crystals on brown quartz-rich matrix. The cinnabar crystals are interpenetrant-twinned (two crystals with common C-axes, rotated 180 from each other). Large cinnabar crystals like this are rare. Collected ca. 2010
Overall Size:5x3.5x2 cm
Crystals:5-12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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