Cinnabar Amy
My Mineral Glossary <ul><li>Crystal=  A clear transparent mineral or glass resembling ice. </li></ul><ul><li>Igneous Rock=...
What Does Cinnabar Look Like? <ul><li>Cinnabar is usually a deep red color.  However it can range from a bright red color ...
Where is Cinnabar found? <ul><li>Cinnabar is mined in Spain, Italy, and in the United States. In the U.S., it is located i...
What are Cinnabar’s uses? <ul><li>Cinnabar was often used in royal burial chambers. The Chinese used it to make decoration...
What is Cinnabar <ul><li>Cinnabar is a kind of mercury. Cinnabar belongs to the hexagonal crystal system. Cinnabar resembl...
Interesting facts <ul><li>The twinning in in cinnabar is distinctive and forms a penetration twin that is ridged  with six...
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Cinnabar

  1. 1. Cinnabar Amy
  2. 2. My Mineral Glossary <ul><li>Crystal= A clear transparent mineral or glass resembling ice. </li></ul><ul><li>Igneous Rock= Geology produced under conditions involving intense heat as rocks of volcanic or rocks crystallized from molten magma. </li></ul><ul><li>Metamorphic Rock= Rock altered by pressure and heat. </li></ul><ul><li>Mineral= Any of class of substances occurring in nature usually comprising in organic substances as quartz or feldspar of definite chemical composition </li></ul><ul><li>Sedimentary Rock = Geology formed by the deposit of sediment as in certain rocks. </li></ul>
  3. 3. What Does Cinnabar Look Like? <ul><li>Cinnabar is usually a deep red color. However it can range from a bright red color to a dark maroon color. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Where is Cinnabar found? <ul><li>Cinnabar is mined in Spain, Italy, and in the United States. In the U.S., it is located in California. Cinnabar is also found near volcanoes and hot springs. Cinnabar is also mined by the roman empire. </li></ul>
  5. 5. What are Cinnabar’s uses? <ul><li>Cinnabar was often used in royal burial chambers. The Chinese used it to make decorations on dishes like flowers. Some people used it for jewelry. Now people know Cinnabar is toxic so people don’t make jewelry out of it. </li></ul>
  6. 6. What is Cinnabar <ul><li>Cinnabar is a kind of mercury. Cinnabar belongs to the hexagonal crystal system. Cinnabar resembles Quartz. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Interesting facts <ul><li>The twinning in in cinnabar is distinctive and forms a penetration twin that is ridged with six ridges surrounding the point of a pyramid. </li></ul><ul><li>Cinnabar is highly toxic </li></ul>

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