Botryoidal Orpiment, Quiruvilca Mine, Peru MM#1


Botryoidal Orpiment, Quiruvilca Mine, Peru MM#1, 50mm x 30mm x 42mm, 76.6 grams, Price: $25.00

This little piece shows yellow to honey brown botryoidal orpiment on one side. On the other side, the orpiment is seen in orange acicular crystals. We also see layers of a black material that is very possibly enargite. In the botryoidal material is one well-formed barite crystal.

Orpiment is a deep orange-yellow colored arsenic sulfide mineral. It is found in volcanic fumaroles, low temperature hydrothermal veins and hot springs. This specimen was taken from the Quiruvilca Mine, located in Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru.

Metaphysically, orpiment stimulates anything sluggish. Working in the base and sacral chakras, it increases physical energy and combats energy depletion. Orpiment aids the left hemisphere of the brain, promoting rational and constructive thought. In healing, orpiment may clear disorders associated with the base and sacral chakras.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Orpiment contains arsenic sulfide and is toxic. It must never be ingested internally in any way. Wash hands after handling. Use care around children and pets.

  • Model: MM#1
  • Shipping Weight: 0.31lbs
  • 1 Units in Stock

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This product was added to our catalog on Friday 03 April, 2015.

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