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.
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.
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.
orange, orange/yellow, yellow (looks like metallic gold)
tabular crystals. Crusting and foliated or earthy masses
Australia, USA, Canada, China, Europe and Peru
1.5 to 2
resinous to pearly, translucent to transparent
perfect in one direction