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Orpiment in Calcite from Shimen Mine, Hunan, China

 
Orpiment in Calcite from Shimen Mine, Hunan, China

Orpiment in Calcite from Shimen Mine, Hunan, China

Orpiment in Calcite from Shimen Mine, Hunan, China

DESCRIPTION:No. 52947
Mineral:Orpiment in Calcite
Locality:Shimen Mine, Hunan, China
Description:Elongated transparent orange-brown orpiment crystals to 30 mm long in a milky scalenohedral calcite crystal 35 mm long. The orpiment crystals have lustrous, striated prism faces and show yellow color on some surfaces.
Overall Size:4x3x2.5 cm
Crystals:25-35 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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