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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 41479
Mineral:Orpiment
Locality:Quiruvilca District, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru
Description:Translucent orange-brown orpiment crystals over sulfide-quartz matrix. The orpiment crystals have chisel-shaped terminations and waxy surface luster. Some crystals have tiny yellow orpiment microcrystals on the surface. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #5768; originally acquired in 1983
Overall Size:9x7x2.5 cm
Crystals:micro to 10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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