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Getchellite in Orpiment from Getchell Mine, Humboldt County, Nevada (Type Locality for Getchellite)

 
Getchellite in Orpiment from Getchell Mine, Humboldt County, Nevada (Type Locality for Getchellite)

Getchellite in Orpiment from Getchell Mine, Humboldt County, Nevada (Type Locality for Getchellite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 58930
Mineral:Getchellite in Orpiment
Locality:Getchell Mine, Humboldt County, Nevada (Type Locality for Getchellite)
Description:Compact mass of crystallized yellow orpiment with a small area of crystallized red getchellite. The getchellite is recognizable by the pearly luster on the cleavage faces which distinguishes it from realgar. Ex. B. Gaber collection #610b; ex. Paul Pohwat collection #709 (Mineral Collection Manager at Smithsonian) - no label
Overall Size:20x20x18 mm
Crystals:1-3 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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