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Realgar and Galena over Quartz from Mina Palomo, Castrovirreyna Province, Huancavelica Department, Peru

 
Realgar and Galena over Quartz from Mina Palomo, Castrovirreyna Province, Huancavelica Department, Peru

Realgar and Galena over Quartz from Mina Palomo, Castrovirreyna Province, Huancavelica Department, Peru

Realgar and Galena over Quartz from Mina Palomo, Castrovirreyna Province, Huancavelica Department, Peru

Realgar and Galena over Quartz from Mina Palomo, Castrovirreyna Province, Huancavelica Department, Peru

Realgar and Galena over Quartz from Mina Palomo, Castrovirreyna Province, Huancavelica Department, Peru

Realgar and Galena over Quartz from Mina Palomo, Castrovirreyna Province, Huancavelica Department, Peru

DESCRIPTION:No. 76173
Mineral:Realgar and Galena over Quartz
Locality:Mina Palomo, Castrovirreyna Province, Huancavelica Department, Peru
Description:Translucent red realgar crystals to 10 mm on gray-metallic galena and yellow-metallic chalcopyrite crystals to 25 mm over translucent colorless quartz crystals to 10 mm. The realgar crystals have a waxy luster caused by slight alteration to orpiment.
Overall Size:8.5x8.5x4.5 cm
Crystals:2-25 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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