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Close on Orpiment

Much of the golden orpiment on this specimen from China is the change from realgar (red crystals) to the orangy orpiment. Don't handle this one and then eat finger food - poisonous. This piece is about 10 inches long and five inches wide. Yeah for eBay!

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Taken on January 1, 2002