CINNABARIT xx in quartz – Carinthia

Old piece from past finds in the former QUECKSILBER mining in the BUCHHOLZGRABEN at the foot of the GOLDECKS in Upper Carinthia.

Blood-red ZINNOBER fractions in quartzADERN in the limestone matrix

and with small PYRIT xx

ZINNOBER or CINNABARYT is a QUECKSILBER ore mineral, which was formerly found in Carinthia at two known sites. In the now no longer accessible tunnel in the Buchholzgraben and at the Hoher Kor on the Turrach.

Large piece with many quartzADERN with ZINNOBER parts, photographed from several sides.

Weight: 790 g Dimensions: 13 x 9 x 6 cm


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