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Cinnabar

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Cinnabar and cinnabarite likely deriving from the Greek κινναβαρι (kinnabari), refer to the common bright ...

Cinnabar: A toxic ore of mercury, once used as a pigment

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Cinnabar is a toxic, nonmetallic mineral composed of mercury and sulfur. It is the most important ore of mercury and was once widely used as a pigment.

Mineral Monday: Cinnabar » Scienceline

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Sep 19, 2011 ... Cinnabar is a blood-red mineral, and one of the primary ores of mercury. It has been excavated by humans around the world for millennia, used ...

CINNABAR (Mercury Sulfide) - Mineral Gallery

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Cinnabar is a colorful mineral that adds a unique color to the mineral color palette. Its cinnamon to scarlet red color can be very attractive. Well shaped crystals ...

MERCURY MINING | The Handbook of Texas Online| Texas State ...

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Cinnabar, the brilliant red ore of mercury, was discovered and first worked in Texas by Indians, who probably used it as war paint and certainly used it in the ...

Cinnabar and Vermilion - Beautiful and Toxic Mineral and Pigment ...

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Apr 26, 2015 ... Cinnabar is a beautiful but toxic red mineral made of mercury (ll) sulfide. It's used as a source of mercury and to make an artist's pigment called ...

Cinnabar - Mine Engineer.Com

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Cinnabar is a major ore for the production of Mercury. Historically, it has been mined as far back as early Roman times, for mercury. Cinnabar contains as much  ...

mercury processing | Britannica.com

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Mercury (Hg) has a unique combination of physical properties. ... In the early mining and furnacing of cinnabar and mercury, workers showed the symptoms of  ...

10 Most Deadly Rocks and Minerals - Listverse

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Mar 7, 2013 ... The mineral is a mercury telluride compound formed when mercury .... Cinnabar ( mercury sulfide) is the single most toxic mineral to handle on ...

Cinnabar: - University of South Alabama

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impact throughout history as the main ore of mercury and traditionally the main source of the vermilion red pigment. Introduction. Cinnabar has had a variety of ...

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Cinnabar: The mercury mineral cinnabar: information and pictures

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Detailed description, properties, locality information guide about the mercury ore mineral cinnabar.

Cinnabar Mineral Information photos and Facts, Red Mercury Ore

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Scientific facts about the mineral Cinnabar, Mercury Sulfide ore including characteristics, industrial uses and occurances.

The Historical Use of Cinnabar, a Mercury Mineral - Archaeology

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Cinnabar, or mercury sulphide (HgS) is a highly toxic, naturally occurring form of mercury mineral, which was used in the ancient past for producing a bright ...