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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 54584
Mineral:Realgar on Orpiment
Locality:Mina Palomo, Castrovirreyna Province, Huancavelica Department, Peru
Description:Rich specimen of elongated transparent blood-red realgar crystals to 12 mm on yellow orpiment-coated matrix. The realgar crystals look beautiful when viewed under magnification with brilliant luster, deep color and excellent transparency.
Overall Size:10x7.5x3 cm
Crystals:1-10 mm
Status: For reference only
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