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Orpiment & Realgar

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Orpiment & Realgar

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Locality: 
Gold Bar Mine, Antelope District, Eureka County, Nevada, United States of America
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7 × 5.5 × 6.5 cm
Description

Realgar and orpiment crystals in matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Orpiment

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

Realgar

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