This article is about the mineral. For the plant resin, see Dragon's blood. For the moth, see Cinnabar moth. For the theatre in Petaluma, California, see Cinnabar ...
Detailed description, properties, locality information guide about the mercury ore
In the 14th century, alchemists believed they could miraculously transform
ordinary metals into silver and gold with the help of the mineral
Mercury sulfide (HgS), the chief ore mineral of mercury. It is commonly encountered with pyrite, marcasite, and stibnite in veins near recent volcanic rocks and in ...
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