Orpiment - Angel Eyes Shop

Orpiment

  • $25.00


Orpiment one specimen 

Senduchen River, East Yakutia, Siberia, Russia 

Arsenic based mineral, avoid prolonged physical contact or ingestion.  For use as display specimen only, Be sure to wash hands after handling. 

 

Metaphysical Properties

Orpiment opens and aligns the solar plexus chakra. Orpiment stimulates the intellect and is an excellent crystal to use when engaged in investigative analysis or examinations.

Crystal Healing Uses

Orpiment assists in treating disorders of hearing.

 

Orpiment can help balance cholesterol levels.

 

Orpiment stimulates growth and provides insights into that which needs to be done.

 

Orpiment should not be used as an elixir.

 

Crystal Description

Orpiment is an arsenic sulphide mineral which forms in low temperature hydrothermal veins and volcanic hot springs. Orpiment is a striking gem-like crystal which is photosensitive. Collections of Orpiment should be kept from direct sunlight and stored in dry light proof containers.

 

Orpiment should be handled with care due to the arsenic content. Always wash hands after handling, avoid inhaling dust and never ingest or lick.

 

Details

 

 

Colour:

 

orange, orange/yellow, yellow (looks like metallic gold)

 

Class:

 

Sulphides

 

Group:

 

Monoclinic

 

Formations:

 

tabular crystals. Crusting and foliated or earthy masses

 

Localities:

 

Australia, USA, Canada, China, Europe and Peru

 

Chemical Composition:

 

As2S3

 

Hardness:

 

1.5 to 2

 

Lustre:

 

resinous to pearly, translucent to transparent

 

Cleavage:

 

perfect in one direction

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Inventory Last Updated: Aug 03, 2021