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Synonyms for cinnabar

a heavy reddish mineral consisting of mercuric sulfide

large red-and-black European moth

of a vivid red to reddish-orange color

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Cinnabar, or mercury sulphide, is indicative of high level epithermal gold mineralisation at the Bre-X's Busang deposit and CRA-RTZ's Kelian mine down trend to the southwest.
The team theorized that the anoxic conditions created by the stressed-out ecosystem, combined with sulphides from the ash, led to the creation of mercury sulphides, which precipitated out of the water.