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Realgar Orpiment & Sphalerite

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Realgar Orpiment & Sphalerite

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Description
Locality: 
Castrovirreyna District, Huancavelica Department, Peru
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8 × 7 × 5 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.30cm
Description

Nice speciem with crystals and aggregates of realgare, partly pseudomorph to oripigemt near spahlerite on quartz crystals. Nice colourfull speciem from this famous find at this location.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Realgar

Formula: 
As4S4
Strunz: 
2.FA.15a
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
1.5 - 2.0

Orpiment

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

Sphalerite

Formula: 
ZnS
Strunz: 
2.CB.05a
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0

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