Botryoidal Orpiment, Quiruvilca Mine, Peru MM#5


Botryoidal Orpiment, Quiruvilca Mine, Peru MM#5, 49mm x 43mm x 30mm, 84.9 grams, Price: $35.00

Nice orange to brown botryoidal orpiment carries several nice, water clear barite crystals. A deep crevice on one side shows orange orpiment as far into it as one can see. A bit of white matrix is speckled with golden crystals of pyrite or chalcopyrite.

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#5
  • 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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