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Calcite with Orpiment inclusion plus Realgar from Shimen Mine, Hunan, China

 
Calcite with Orpiment inclusion plus Realgar from Shimen Mine, Hunan, China

Calcite with Orpiment inclusion plus Realgar from Shimen Mine, Hunan, China

DESCRIPTION:No. 46134
Mineral:Calcite with Orpiment inclusion plus Realgar
Locality:Shimen Mine, Hunan, China
Description:Transparent scalenohedral calcite crystals to 11 mm long with lemon-yellow orpiment inclusion visible in the calcite. Altered orange-red realgar is scattered throughout. Ex. Bob Holzer (1934-2009) collection
Overall Size:7.5x5x3 cm
Crystals:3-11 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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