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Orpiment from Shimen Mine, Hunan Province, China

 
Orpiment from Shimen Mine, Hunan Province, China

Orpiment from Shimen Mine, Hunan Province, China

Orpiment from Shimen Mine, Hunan Province, China

Orpiment from Shimen Mine, Hunan Province, China

Orpiment from Shimen Mine, Hunan Province, China

DESCRIPTION:No. 65479
Mineral:Orpiment
Locality:Shimen Mine, Hunan Province, China
Description:Plate of translucent brownish-orange orpiment crystals with remnants of white calcite that was dissolved to expose the orpiment crystals. The orpiment crystals are elongated prisms, have pearly yellow edges, and exhibit foliated structure. Ex. D. Miller collection #M1059
Overall Size:6.5x5.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:10-17 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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