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MD-174561
Orpiment, Calcite
Small Cabinet, 7.6 x 4.1 x 3.4 cm
Jiepaiyu Mine (Shimen Mine), Shimen As-(Au) deposit, Shimen Co., Changde Prefecture, Hunan Province, China
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These Chinese orpiments are actually gemmy and superb. These gemmy crystals, in addition, are intergrown with contrasting white calcite. The elongated crystals, bright and transparent, measure to one centimeter.