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Orpiment

#RW48713

Orpiment

#RW48713
Availability
Sold
Size
9 x 6 x 3 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
As2S3 (RRUFF)
Locality
Quiruvilca mine, Santiago de Chuco prov., La Libertad dept., Peru
Tagged
sulfide

Orange crystals of Orpiment to 1.3cm. It is dark orange and not as bright an orange as the photos show.

Orpiment

Formula
As2S3 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Prismatic, Massive - Fibrous, Foliated 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Pearly 
Color
lemon yellow, brownish yellow, orange yellow 
Streak
pale yellow 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Sectile 
Hardness
1.5-2 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Robert J. Waidler Collection
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