2.6" Orange Orpiment Crystals on Pyrite - Peru

 
This is a beautiful specimen of red-orange orpiment that formed in botryoidal masses, collected from Peru. The orpiment has a rich red and orange coloration, and formed from a pyrite-rich matrix. Large, partial pyrite crystals can actually be found on the underside of the specimen.

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DETAILS
SPECIES
Orpiment & Pyrite
LOCATION
Quiruvilca District, Santiago de Chuco Province, Peru
SIZE
2.6 x 2"
CATEGORY
ITEM
#89360