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Realgar from
Jiepaiyu Mine (Shimen Mine), Shimen deposit (Huangchang deposit), Shimen Co., Changde, Hunan, China

Classification
Species:Realgar
Formula:As4S4
Comments:Single xls as floaters to 6 cm. Bright red groups to many cm
Habit:Tabular to several cm
Colour:red
Luminescent properties:none
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Jingrong Zhang, Wei Wang, Fan Yang and Tong Cai (1993): Chinese Journal of Geochemistry 12(2), 137-147; Xianxiao Xiong (1999): Geology of Chemical Minerals 21(2), 76-80.; Roth, P., Raber, T., Favreau, G. and Meisser, N. (2017): Thallium Sulfosalts from the Shimen As-Deposit, Hunan, China. Mineral Up 4(6): 8-22.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Calcite123 photos of Realgar associated with Calcite at this locality.
Orpiment18 photos of Realgar associated with Orpiment at this locality.
Picropharmacolite13 photos of Realgar associated with Picropharmacolite at this locality.
Arsenic1 photo of Realgar associated with Arsenic at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Realgar data
Locality Data:Click here to view Jiepaiyu Mine (Shimen Mine), Shimen deposit (Huangchang deposit), Shimen Co., Changde, Hunan, China
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