What are the uses of cinnabar?

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Cinnabar is a bright red mineral that consists of mercury sulphide. It is a very important ore of mercury and it is sometimes used as a pigment. The term is also used to describe the bright red colour of this element.
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Cinnabar is used in the making of instruments, traditionally it was used to recover gold sediments from water in springs or streams and is also used as a fungicide.
Cinnabar, a mercury sulfide mineral, is the most vital ore of mercury. Mercury is primarily used in electrical controls, instruments and as a fungicide.
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