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Getchellite in Orpiment

#53791

Getchellite in Orpiment

#53791
Availability
Sold
Size
6.5 x 5.5 x 5.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
SbAsS3 (RRUFF)
Locality
Getchell mine, Humboldt Co., Nevada, United States
Tagged
sulfide

Deep, shiny, red Getchellite is foliated crystals in Orpiment. Excellent rich specimen - best of the lot. The main vein is 1 to 2cm wide and contains through to the other side.

Handle with care as it contains arsenic. Wash your hands thoroughly after handling.

Type Locality

Getchellite

Formula
SbAsS3 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Micaceous 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Pearly 
Color
blood red, dark red, purple red 
Streak
orange red 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Flexible 
Hardness
1.5-2 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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