• Cinnabar
  • Cinnabar


$250.00   €237  £200.00 approx.  

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ID: CC32437
Crikey, what an absolute stunner of a Cinnabar, and Quartz! Small sparkling and gemmy Quartz crystals delightfully coat all faces of a cross-branching Quartz vein rib, a beautiful specimen in its own right. But just for good measure, several magnificent Cinnabar crystals have grown on one side, the largest being a delightfully complex twinned crystal of overall length 2 cm. This is multi-twinned forming a three-fold “sixling” stellate twin, best seen from end-on. This large miniature is from the Fengjiashan mine in Hubei Province in far eastern China. All the Cinnabar crystals have a fabulous metallic reddish-silver patina with a dazzling metallic lustre. Remember to always wash your hands after handling Cinnabar as it is mercury sulphide.


3.8 × 6.7 × 3.9 cm
Latest Additions, Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Fengjiashan Mine, Daye County, Huangshi Prefecture, Hubei Province, China

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Cinnabar, Quartz

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