Cut 62, Twin Creeks Mine, Potosi District, Humboldt Co., Nevada, USA
Small Cabinet, 6.5 x 5.7 x 3.0 cm
An aesthetic cluster of large, extremely lustrous, golden-orange, gemmy orpiment crystals with chisel terminations from the 2001 find at the Twin Creeks Gold Mine of Nevada. The crystal on the left side is 3.3 cm and the two, parallel-growth crystals on the upper right are 3.0 cm each. This fine piece is from Cut 62 of the mine, one of the major producing areas.