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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 28852
Mineral:Orpiment on Pyrite
Locality:Quiruvilca District, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru
Description:Brassy pyrite matrix with individual crystals of red-brown orpiment up to 10 mm long. The orpiment crystals are dark in color and translucent. This is the first orpiment I have seen associated with pyrite crystals.
Overall Size:30x26x20 mm
Crystals:1-10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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