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Realgar With Orpiment

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Realgar With Orpiment

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Description
Locality: 
Matra Mine, Corsica, France
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8.6 × 6 × 5 cm
Weight: 
173.00gr
Description

Orange-red realgar on matrix. A bit is already changed to orpiment.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Realgar

Formula: 
As4S4
Strunz: 
2.FA.15a
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
1.5 - 2.0

Orpiment

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