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Realgar from Shimen Co., Hunan Province, China

Realgar from Shimen Co., Hunan Province, China

Locality:Shimen Co., Hunan Province, China
Description:Beautiful cluster of bright red translucent realgar crystals up to 2 cm long from the classic 1992 find. The realgar grew around a 2 cm calcite crystal, visible on one side. Many crystals are incomplete (intersected adjacent crystals), many are complete. ex. Al Sebela (1921-2000) collection
Overall Size:5x4x3 cm
Crystals:1-2 cm
Archived: For reference only






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