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Orpiment, which is termed ἁρσενικὁν in Greek, is dug up in Pontus.Ten Books on Architecture|Vitruvius
Rhusma, rus′ma, n. a mixture of quicklime and orpiment, used as a depilatory.
The finest specimens come from Persia, in brilliant yellow masses, of a lamellar texture, called golden orpiment.
The finest kinds of native orpiment are reserved for artists; the inferior are used for the indigo vat.
Cinnabar, realgar, orpiment and coal form the rest of the mineral products of Kwei-chow.