Dragon Minerals - Update November 13, 2018

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16169: Cinnabar and Dolomite - $18
Hunan Province, China
Small cabinet - 6.6 x 5.9 x 3.8 cm (2.6 x 2.3 x 1.5 inches)
Specimen status: Reserved     Send email to order

A 1.5 cm wide, sharply crystallized and beautifully deep red cinnabar cluster rest on a bed of opaque dolomite crystals. A tiny bit off one end of the cinnabar. The specimen sits well for display. The matrix is very tough, so a diamond saw is needed to extract specimens without damage; hence the two saw cuts are pretty much inevitable. Could be trimmed without significant loss, if desired. Probably from the Chatian Mine.

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