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Baryte with Orpiment

#41174

Baryte with Orpiment

#41174
Availability
Sold
Size
11 x 7 x 3 cm - Cabinet 
Formula
BaSO4 (RRUFF)
Locality
Quiruvilca mine, Santiago de Chuco prov., La Libertad dept., Peru

A cabinet specimen with bright orange clusters of Orpiment to 1cm amongst colorless, tabular Baryte. Some minor chips on a few Baryte crystals. Stunning display specimen.

Baryte

Formula
BaSO4 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Tabular, Prismatic, Massive - Fibrous 
Cleavage
Perfect, Perfect, Imperfect 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
white, yellowish white, grayish white, brownish white, dark brown 
Streak
white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness
3-3.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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