cinnabar

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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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2], and mercuric sulfide, HgS, are two water insoluble forms of [Hg.
Mercuric phosphate and mercuric sulfide are insoluble salts of [Hg.
Insolubilization requires that mercury be made into a solid, stable mercury compound, mercuric sulfide.
The agency used a digital camera to confirm that the constellations were drawn with gold leaf connected by red lines made of cinnabar, a mercuric sulfide pigment, on the ceiling of a stone chamber of the Kitora tomb in the village of Asuka in the prefecture.