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Orpiment & Getchellite

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Orpiment & Getchellite

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Description
Locality: 
Chitral Valley, North West Frontier Province, Pakistan
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.5 × 4.8 × 3 cm
Description

A recent discovery of qrpiment & getchellite from Chitral.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Orpiment

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

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
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