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Orpiment from Quiruvilca District, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru

 
Orpiment from Quiruvilca District, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru

DESCRIPTION:No. 12880
Mineral:Orpiment
Locality:Quiruvilca District, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru
Description:Lustrous orange orpiment crystals up to 15 mm on matrix. This specimen is very good because it lacks the bruising frequently found on these specimens. The crystals are quite translucent. With old label from Roberts Minerals (1978). Ex. Frech collection #1353
Overall Size:4x3.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:5-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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