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Orpiment from El'brusskiy Mine, 35 km NE of Mount Elbrus, Kabardino-Balkarian Republic, Russia

 
Orpiment from El'brusskiy Mine, 35 km NE of Mount Elbrus, Kabardino-Balkarian Republic, Russia

Orpiment from El'brusskiy Mine, 35 km NE of Mount Elbrus, Kabardino-Balkarian Republic, Russia

Orpiment from El'brusskiy Mine, 35 km NE of Mount Elbrus, Kabardino-Balkarian Republic, Russia

DESCRIPTION:No. 59789
Mineral:Orpiment
Locality:El'brusskiy Mine, 35 km NE of Mount Elbrus, Kabardino-Balkarian Republic, Russia
Description:Lustrous vivid-orange translucent bladed orpiment crystals covering the surfaces of white barite. The orpiment crystals show a pearly yellow luster when viewed on the exposed edges. The bright color and high luster makes this a very showy specimen. Collected ca. 1999
Overall Size:6.5x4x2 cm
Crystals:3-7 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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