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Chinese Cinnabar-from Ancient to Modern

Yazan: 86beads | 22 July 2011 | Comments Off
Categories: Cinnabar Beads & Jewelry, Other Beads & Jewelry

Cinnabar is generally found in a massive, granular or earthy form and its color is bright scarlet to brick-red. Sometimes it occurs, however, in crystals with a non-metallic adamantine luster. It has a rhombohedral bravais lattice, and belongs to the hexagonal crystal system, trigonal division. Its crystals usually grow in a massive habit, though they [...]