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Orpiment from Getchell Mine, Humboldt County, Nevada

 
Orpiment from Getchell Mine, Humboldt County, Nevada

Orpiment from Getchell Mine, Humboldt County, Nevada

Orpiment from Getchell Mine, Humboldt County, Nevada

Orpiment from Getchell Mine, Humboldt County, Nevada

DESCRIPTION:No. 52930
Mineral:Orpiment
Locality:Getchell Mine, Humboldt County, Nevada
Description:Uncommonly large mass of crystallized yellow-orange orpiment with broad groups of parallel crystals. Minor red realgar is present in crevices between the orpiment crystals. Ex. Chas. W. Velte Jr. (1914-1987)
Overall Size:8.5x5x5 cm
Crystals:5-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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