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Getchellite Orpiment

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Getchellite Orpiment

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Description
Locality: 
Zareh Shuran Mine, Takab, West Azerbaijan Province, Iran
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
2.2 × 3 × 1.3 cm
Description

Red getchellite crystals with orange-yellow oripiment

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Getchellite

Formula: 
AsSbS3
Strunz: 
2.FA.35
Hardness: 
1.5 - 2.0
Type Locality: 
Getchell Mine (North Pit; Center pit; South pit), Adam Peak, Potosi District, Osgood Mts, Humboldt Co., Nevada, USA

Orpiment

Formula: 
As2S3
Strunz: 
2.FA.30
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
1.5 - 2.0
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