Auripigment - Orpiment from Siberia

Nice piece of yellow auripigment or orpiment from Siberia, Russia. Auripigment is known for its bright color and has been used since ancient times as a colorant. The name also comes from the Latin aurus (gold) and pigmentum (dye).

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Beautiful shiny golden piece Auripigment or Orpiment

Yellow gold shine

Auripigment is known for its bright color and has been used since ancient times as a colorant. The name also comes from the Latin aurus (gold) and pigmentum (dye). As a yellow dye, it was also known under the name of yellow sulfur arsenic or king yellow.

Origin

This mineral is found in the Senduchen mine, Eastern Yakutia Siberia, Russia

Arsenic sulphide

The mineral orpiment or auripigment is an arsenic sulphide with the chemical formula As2S3. We ship the mineral to keep in a box with a lid, we recommend that you leave it in this sitting because of the toxic substance arsenic

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