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Orpiment

#AH52142

Orpiment

#AH52142
Availability
Available
Price
$40.00
Size
3.5 x 3.2 x 1 cm - Miniature 
Formula
As2S3 (RRUFF)
Locality
Quiruvilca mine, Santiago de Chuco prov., La Libertad dept., Peru
Tagged
sulfide

Rich orange, crude prismatic crystals from 4 to 8mm in a cluster on Pyrite. The luster is somewhat dull and the color is a little less orange than 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
Arnold G Hampson Collection
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