Palomo mines (El Palomo mines), Castrovirreyna Province, Huancavelica, Peru

Large colourless gypsum crystals, which could yield very large stones over 100 ct.

Red realgar crystals to 6 cm across. Some of them are clean inside and suitable for faceting.

Ref: J. Hyrsl (2012) Gemstones of Peru, pp. 85, 91

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