David K. Joyce Minerals

Mercury, Cinnabar, El Entredicho Mine, Almaden, Spain

This mine is THE classic mercury producing mine of all time. Since pre-Roman times, mercury has been wrought from these old mines. Here are a selection of specimens from Almaden. The cinnabar is very rich. some have bigger crystals but most are smaller. All of the specimens have nice droplets of mercury exposed in the vugs,easily seen with a loupe but extremely nice under the microscope.

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Mercury, CinnabarMercury, Cinnabar, El Entredicho Mine, Almaden, Spain
  • Item #20110
  • Mercury, Cinnabar
  • 11.5x7.2x5.3 cm
  • Largest Crystal Size: n/a
  • $150.00
  • Almaden
  • A larger, wedge-shaped rock matrix that has fracture surfaces covered with cinnabar and globules of native mercury scattered on the cinnabar on the top side. There is a little mercury and cinnabar on other surfaces but most is on the top, display side. Very rich specimen of this liquid metal that displays very well.