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Orpiment

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Description
Locality: 
Elbrusskiy Mine, Elbrus Mountain, Kabardino-Balkaria, Russian Federation
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.4 × 2.2 × 1.1 cm
Description

Radial aggregates of orpiment crystals with good terminations and excellent colour and lustre for the species, on a white crust matrix. Representative specimen of the El'brusskiy Arsenic Mine, a Caucasian locality barely represented in collections. Mounted on an acrylic socle.

Ex Francis Hubert #10360.

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Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Orpiment

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

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