|AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals > Online Mineral Museum Photographic Archive > Minerals from Peru > Orpiment
|Quiruvilca District, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru
|Lustrous transparent red (slight orange tint) orpiment crystals on pyrite-quartz matrix. The orpiment crystals are flattened blades and have small areas on the edges that are yellow, with pearly luster. Excellent color for orpiment. Ex. Mort Metersky collection
|For reference only
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