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Orpiment on Pyrite with Quartz from Quiruvilca District, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru

 
Orpiment on Pyrite with Quartz from Quiruvilca District, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru

Orpiment on Pyrite with Quartz from Quiruvilca District, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru

Orpiment on Pyrite with Quartz from Quiruvilca District, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru

DESCRIPTION:No. 52934
Mineral:Orpiment on Pyrite with Quartz
Locality:Quiruvilca District, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru
Description:Prismatic translucent orange orpiment crystals to 10 mm on a plate of yellow-metallic pyrite crystals to 1 mm with white quartz crystals to 1 mm. The orpiment crystals have a waxy luster and yellow orpiment microcrystals on the surfaces.
Overall Size:6.5x6.5x2 cm
Crystals:0.5-10.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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