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Orpiment with Calcite from Shimen Mine, Hunan, China

 
Orpiment with Calcite from Shimen Mine, Hunan, China

Orpiment with Calcite from Shimen Mine, Hunan, China

Orpiment with Calcite from Shimen Mine, Hunan, China

Orpiment with Calcite from Shimen Mine, Hunan, China

Orpiment with Calcite from Shimen Mine, Hunan, China

Orpiment with Calcite from Shimen Mine, Hunan, China

Orpiment with Calcite from Shimen Mine, Hunan, China

DESCRIPTION:No. 74788
Mineral:Orpiment with Calcite
Locality:Shimen Mine, Hunan, China
Description:Elongated transparent brownish-orange orpiment crystals to 8 mm intermixed with translucent white scalenohedral calcite crystals to 11 mm. The orpiment crystals have lustrous, striated prism faces and have yellow mica-like terminations on some crystals. Collected ca. 1993
Overall Size:5.5x3x2.8 cm
Crystals:2-11 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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