Realgar Mounted on Base

Realgar from Nevada, USA
Realgar Mounted on Base
Excl. Tax: £3.00 Incl. Tax: £3.60

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Realgar mineral specimens in massive form from the state of Nevada, USA. Highly toxic, this mineral has a vibrant, eye catching colours of red, orange and yellow. The mineral its self is an arsenic sulfide and is extremelty toxic to humans and animals. For this reason, you confirm upon purchase that you are at least 18 years old. The specimens will be supplied in a polythene bag and it is advised you wash your hands after handling the sample.

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Realgar massive samples from Nevada, U.S.A. These specimens are a vibrant orange - red colour and are supplied in a card tray and polythene bag due to their toxicity. Realgar is an arsenic containing sulfide mineral, and so is toxic to all animals and humans. It has however, had many uses over the centuries as a trade item and in industry. It's main use in the modern day is in the manufacture of fireworks, giving some fireworks the vibrant beautiful colours, historically it was used in the manufacture of glass to make it clear and early on as a paint pigment. The samples are mounted on a polystyrene base and supplied in a labelled card tray, the pieces are roughly 1 inch in size. As realgar is toxic, this product cannot be sold to children.

*Remember to wash your hands immediately after handling realgar. It contains arsenic and can be toxic. Upon purchase of the particular mineral specimen, you confirm that you are at least 18 years old. This mineral is not suitable for children.

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