Orpiment, Quartz
Mercur District (Camp Floyd District), Oquirrh Mts, Tooele Co., Utah, USA
Small Cabinet, 5.5 x 4.9 x 2.7 cm
Perfect orange orpiment crystals to 9 mm are scattered on a milky quartz crystal-lined vug on this fine, old specimen from the historic Mercur District of Utah. These sharp, translucent crystals have a beautiful gem-like quality to them. Ex. John Ydren Collection.