Cut 62, Twin Creeks Mine, Potosi District, Humboldt Co., Nevada, USA
Small Cabinet, 7.4 x 7.2 x 4.5 cm
An aesthetic, 3-dimensional 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 prominent doubly terminated crystal is 2.0 cm. This beautiful piece is from Cut 62 of the mine, one of the major producing areas. This fine specimen is nearly pristine. Twin Creeks orpiment of this quality is comparable to any worldwide locality.