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|Orpiment, Pyrite, Quartz
|Quiruvilca District, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru
|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).
|For reference only
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