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Realgar, Orpiment, Calcite from Getchell Mine, Humboldt County, Nevada

 
Realgar, Orpiment, Calcite from Getchell Mine, Humboldt County, Nevada

DESCRIPTION:No. 53694
Mineral:Realgar, Orpiment, Calcite
Locality:Getchell Mine, Humboldt County, Nevada
Description:Translucent red realgar in translucent white calcite with crystals yellow-orange orpiment. The realgar formed irregular, oddly-shaped crystals enclosed in the calcite that was dissolved to expose the crystals.
Overall Size:30x20x15 mm
Crystals:1-2 mm
Status: For reference only
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