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|Orpiment on Pyrite
|Quiruvilca District, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru
|Translucent red-orange orpiment crystals up to 7 mm on thin crust of pyrite matrix. The orpiment crystals have yellowing on some outer edges, but are quite translucent with excellent color. Collected pre-1979.
|For reference only
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