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|Orpiment on Arsenopyrite
|Quiruvilca District, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru
|Red-orange crystals of orpiment overgrown on arsenopyrite matrix. Some of the crystals have yellow edges that appear to be naturally crystallized when viewed under magnification. Acquired in 1977 from D. Hauck. Ex. Dr. Eugene E. Sensel (1911-2000) collection #717
|For reference only
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