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A bright cherry-red faceted gem of Cinnabar from Hunan province, China,

Cinnabar is a mercury-rich sulphide mineral which is extremely rare as single transparent crystals of any significant size.
This due to its hardness of only 2.0-2.5 on Mohs scale, a property which makes faceting extremely difficult.

This fine gem has outstanding clarity and transparency, at over 2 carats is a good size for the species and displays Cinnabars characteristic adamantine lustre.

weight:  2.22 carats
shape:   Fancy shield shape cut
dimensions:   7.92 x 5.10 x 3.40 mm
treatment:  None


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Cinnabar, faceted, China. 2.22 carats.

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Product Code RCIN51