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Orpiment

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Description
Locality: 
Mundo Nuevo Mine, Huamachuco, Libertad Department, Peru
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.8 × 3.7 × 3.4 cm
Description

Beautiful sculptural aggregate hosting large orpiment crystals pointing into different directions. 

Mineral Data
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Orpiment

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