Lustrous Orpiment with Calcite
Lustrous Orpiment with Calcite from Shimen Mine, Hunan, China
Collection John Betts - Fine Minerals
Description Lustrous yellow-orange Orpiment crystals up to 50 mm long intergrown colorless scalenohedral Calcite. The Orpiment crystals are columnar form with complex edges of minute parallel crystal faces that give them an opaque yellow appearance on their edges.
Locality Shimen Mine, Hunan, China
Dimensions 6 x 6 x 5 cm.
Specimen Grade B
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