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Orpiment & Salammoniac

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Orpiment & Salammoniac

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Description
Locality: 
Crassier Saint-Pierre, La Ricamarie, Saint-Étienne, Loire, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.4 × 4.1 × 1.7 cm
Description

Botryoidal yellow opiment with colorless salammoniac crystals.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Orpiment

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

Salammoniac

Formula: 
NH4Cl
Strunz: 
3.AA.25
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
1.0 - 2.0
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