Mineral Specimen #2281 Orpiment Crystal
Getchell Mine, Humboldt Co., Nevada, USA
Ex. Steve Pullman
This is a very unique and interesting Orpiment crystal. It has a thin sheet like habit with a very high metallic luster. It resembles in appearance a piece of yellow colored aluminum foil and has a curved shape (but is not flexible). The specimen is in very good condition with no appreciable damage. It has been glued onto a styrofoam pedastal which has been glued onto a 2 inch base of thin styrofoam.
3.1 x 2.3 x 0.8 cmApproximately 1 mm in thickness
This mineral is also found in the following galleries: Minerals From California and Nevada | Sulfides and Sulfosalts | Minerals Priced Between 25 and 49 Dollars