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Hutchinsonite & Orpiment

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Hutchinsonite & Orpiment

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Description
Locality: 
Quiruvilca Mine, Quiruvilca District, Santiago de Chuco Province, Libertad Department, Peru
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8.5 × 4.5 × 3.8 cm
Description

Black metallic hutchinsonite associated with orpiment and minor baryte on matrix. Rich specimen. 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Hutchinsonite

Formula: 
TlPbAs5S9
Strunz: 
2.HD.45
Hardness: 
1.5 - 2.0
Type Locality: 
Lengenbach Quarry, Fäld (Imfeld; Im Feld; Feld), Binn Valley, Wallis (Valais), Switzerland

Orpiment

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