AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals > Online Mineral Museum Photographic Archive > Minerals from Peru > Orpiment, Pyrite, Quartz

Search

 

Online Mineral Museum Archive of Mineral Photographs and Mineral Descriptions from John Betts - 
Fine Minerals.com and Allminerals.com

   

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 38044
Mineral:Orpiment, Pyrite, Quartz
Locality:Quiruvilca District, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru
Description:Doubly-terminated translucent orange-brown orpiment up to 33 mm with pyrite and quartz. The orpiment crystals are prismatic form with complex edges of minute parallel crystal faces that give them an opaque yellow appearance (edges only).
Overall Size:36x18x15 mm
Crystals:1-33 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
Buy similar: Minerals from Brazil & South America > Sulfide & Sulfosalt Minerals

 

  Buy Orpiment, Pyrite, Quartz at:

  John Betts - Fine Minerals gallery of Sulfide & Sulfosalt Minerals

 

 

 

© AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals All Rights Reserved

The minerals illustrated on this site are presented for reference purposes only. The owner of this site did not collect the minerals and collectors should not assume access is permitted to the property based on inclusion in this museum. Please contact the property owner to obtain legal permission before entering private property. ;