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Orpiment from Shimen Mine, Hunan, China

 
Orpiment from Shimen Mine, Hunan, China

Orpiment from Shimen Mine, Hunan, China

Orpiment from Shimen Mine, Hunan, China

Orpiment from Shimen Mine, Hunan, China

Orpiment from Shimen Mine, Hunan, China

Orpiment from Shimen Mine, Hunan, China

Orpiment from Shimen Mine, Hunan, China

DESCRIPTION:No. 76166
Mineral:Orpiment
Locality:Shimen Mine, Hunan, China
Description:Unusually large cluster of elongated translucent yellow-brown orpiment crystals to 20 mm lining a cavity on the top face of a crystallized mass of yellow orpiment with minor red realgar. Remnants of white calcite are in the center of the orpiment cavity.
Overall Size:13x8x8 cm
Crystals:5-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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