Botryoidal Orpiment, Quiruvilca Mine, Peru MM#8


Botryoidal Orpiment, Quiruvilca Mine, Peru, MM#8, 73mm x 37mm x 17mm, 50.1 grams, Price: $35.00

The underside of this piece sparkles with tiny, clear barite crystals and silvery, metallic material that I believe is enargite. On top is brown, botryoidal orpiment and traces of red realgar.

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#8
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25lbs
  • 1 Units in Stock

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

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