Cinnabar mineral.

Currency:USD Category:Antiques / Maritime Start Price:50.00 USD Estimated At:60.00 - 90.00 USD
Cinnabar mineral.
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This item SOLD at 2010 Apr 09 @ 18:17UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Cinnabar mineral. 230 grams, roughly 2-1/4" x 2" x 1". A sizable chunk of scarlet-color mineral of striated texture, known as the primary ore of mercury, which of course was critical for separating gold from rock, rare to see from a shipwreck. Recovered from: 1681 Fleet off Panama (Boticaria site).