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Orpiment with Barite from Quiruvilca District, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru

 
Orpiment with Barite from Quiruvilca District, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru

Orpiment with Barite from Quiruvilca District, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru

Orpiment with Barite from Quiruvilca District, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru

DESCRIPTION:No. 54652
Mineral:Orpiment with Barite
Locality:Quiruvilca District, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru
Description:Lustrous bladed yellow-orange orpiment crystals to 2 mm in hemispherical aggregates to 7 mm diameter on translucent gray quartz. Where the edges of the orpiment crystals are exposed they have a pearlescent yellow color.
Overall Size:8x4x3.5 cm
Crystals:1-2 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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