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2015 November. Old Classics from the Almadén mine, Cinnabars

 

New mineral edition composed by a few spanish classic Cinnabars from the Almadén mine in Ciudad Real showing very lustrous crystals with a blood red color. Some of the pieces have small drops of interstitial native Mercury as well.

 

The ancient mercury mines at Almaden have been in production since the Roman age, 2000 years ago. The Almaden mines closed some years ago. These specimens come from a spanish former collection.

 

For other fine minerals you can visit us in Expominer at booth D17, Barcelona, 13 to 15 November.

 

Please, don't hesitate to contact us for any question or inquiry.

 

Click on the photos for a much better visualization of the pieces.


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CINN03 - Cinnabar with Pyrite. Almadén mine, Almadén, Ciudad Real, Spain.

Almaden Cinnabar
Almaden Cinnabar
Almaden Cinnabar

Very nice specimen composed by very well defined small crystals of blood-red Cinnabar with rhombohedral faces. Also with scattered small crystals of brilliant Pyrite. Unusual association for the Almaden mine. In very good condition.

 

Specimen size: 1.7cm x 1.5cm

 

Price: 50€ Available

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CINN06 - Cinnabar. Almadén mine, Almadén, Ciudad Real, Spain.

Almaden Cinnabar
Almaden Cinnabar

This specimen comprises small crystals of blood-red of Cinnabar with rhombohedral faces on a matrix of Dolomite. Very good sample from Almadén with crystallized Cinnabar.

 

Specimen size: 3.5cm x 2cm

 

Price: 40€ Available

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CINN07 - Cinnabar with Mercury. Almadén mine, Almadén, Ciudad Real, Spain.

Almaden Cinnabar
Almaden Cinnabar

This specimen consists of an aggregate of small crystals of Cinnabar on a matrix of white Dolomite. Very nice piece with lustrous crystals with a blood red color.

 

Specimen size: 3cm x 2.5cm

 

Price: 35€ Available

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