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Orpiment from El'brusskiy Mine, 35 km NE of Mount Elbrus, Kabardino-Balkarian Republic, Russia

 
Orpiment from El'brusskiy Mine, 35 km NE of Mount Elbrus, Kabardino-Balkarian Republic, Russia

DESCRIPTION:No. 51928
Mineral:Orpiment
Locality:El'brusskiy Mine, 35 km NE of Mount Elbrus, Kabardino-Balkarian Republic, Russia
Description:Bright orange translucent orpiment crystals showing a pearly yellow luster all around on the exposed prism faces. In between the orpiment crystals is a finely crystallized yellow mineral that resembles sulfur.
Overall Size:20x11x9 mm
Crystals:4-5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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