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Orpiment from Mina Palomo, Castrovirreyna Province, Huancavelica Department, Peru

 
Orpiment from Mina Palomo, Castrovirreyna Province, Huancavelica Department, Peru

Orpiment from Mina Palomo, Castrovirreyna Province, Huancavelica Department, Peru

DESCRIPTION:No. 54376
Mineral:Orpiment
Locality:Mina Palomo, Castrovirreyna Province, Huancavelica Department, Peru
Description:Colorful specimen of a layer of acicular yellow-to-orange orpiment crystals on one face of gray matrix. The termination faces appear orange, but the exposed sides shows chatoyant yellow orpiment crystals in groups of radiating crystals.
Overall Size:6x6x2 cm
Crystals:4-5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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