Orpiment with Calcite from Shimen Mine, Hunan Prov., China

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A447 - Orpiment with Calcite $ 600
Shimen Mine, Hunan Prov., China
small cabinet - 7 x 7.5 x 5.5 cm


Orpiment with Calcite from Shimen Mine, Hunan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a447a.jpg] Orpiment with Calcite from Shimen Mine, Hunan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a447b.jpg] Orpiment with Calcite from Shimen Mine, Hunan Prov., China [db_pics/pics/a447c.jpg]

Translucent orange Orpiment crystals with white scalenohedral Calcite. The most attractive Orpiment specimens from this mine occur associated with these Calcites, and this is a beautiful example. Some Realgar present too and is in some of the Calcite. The large Calcite tip tapers and is complete andundamaged, size 7 x 7.5 x 5.5 cm.



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