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Orpiment On Dolomite

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Orpiment On Dolomite

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Description
Locality: 
Elbrusskiy Mine, Elbrus Mountain, Kabardino-Balkaria, Russian Federation
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3 × 2.3 × 0.8 cm
Description

attractive little groups and sprays of reflective orpiment on sharp dolomite crystals.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Orpiment

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

Dolomite

Formula: 
CaMg(CO3)2
Strunz: 
5.AB.10
Crystal System: 
Trigonal - Rhombohedral
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Streak: 
White