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Native Arsenic & Realgar

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Native Arsenic & Realgar

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Description
Locality: 
Baia Mare, Maramureș County, Romania
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
3.1 × 9.8 × 7.4 cm
Weight: 
349.00gr
Description

Important specimen from Romani of realgar in a myriad of sparkling crystals in the classical vivid red color on botryodal native arsenic. This piece was part of Bianchi collection since 1973 (as you can see written on the back side of the orginal label)

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Arsenic

Formula: 
As
Strunz: 
1.CA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.5
Streak: 
Grey

Realgar

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

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