Cinnabar and cinnabarite likely deriving from the Greek κινναβαρι (kinnabari),
refer to the ... Cinnabar generally occurs as a vein-filling mineral associ...
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.
The α phase of HgS. Trimorphous with metacinnabar (the β phase) and
Cinnabar - Named for the Medieval Latin word cinnabaris, which can be traced to
the Persian wordzinjifrah, which is believed to mean “dragon's blood,”
Cinnabar is a very interesting mineral that has historical significance as well as
financial uses. It has had a medical impact as well a a cultural impact throughout
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 ...
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 ...
This specemin of Cinnabar Ore is from Nevada. The white crystals are probably
Dolomite. Crystal forms of cinnabar are relatively rare. This is the more common ...
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
Mar 7, 2013 ... This list details the ten most toxic and potentially deadly minerals .... Cinnabar (
mercury sulfide) is the single most toxic mineral to handle on ...