Orpiment

Orpiment is a sulfide mineral its chemical formula is

As
2
S
3

Orpiment has a monoclinic crystal system.

 

 

 

Physical Properties of Orpiment

Lustre: Pearly
Diaphaneity (Transparency): Transparent
Colour: Orange-yellow to lemon-yellow
Streak: Light lemon yellow
Hardness (Mohs): 1½ - 2
Tenacity: Sectile
Cleavage: Perfect
Perfect {010} imperfect {100}
Density (measured): 3.49 g/cm3
Density (calculated): 3.48 g/cm3

 * Physical properties of Orpiment was provided by mindat*

Energetic Properties of Orpiment

Key Words: Intelligence, purity, goodness
Chakras:  
Physical: Allows one to think rationally and logically with great clarity
Emotional: Helps one to be pure, innocent, and good
Spiritual: Brings out emotional intimacy

* Energetic Properties of Orpiment was provided by Thunder Healing*