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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 25435
Mineral:Orpiment with Realgar
Locality:Quiruvilca District, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru
Description:Enormous mass of elongated orpiment crystals with lustrous surfaces with striated faces. Minor realgar is intergrown throughout the mass as vivid red crystals. The orpiment has beautiful, pearly sheen. Very colorful. Ex. L. Russianoff collection
Overall Size:22x14x12 cm
Crystals:1-4 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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