Mineral description : Arsenic

Arsenic, unknown locality.

Mineral class Elements : Arsenic-bismuth group
Chemical formula As
Crystal system  
Habitus Often as shell or ball formed aggregates.
Cleavage  
Hardness 3-3.5
Density 5.7-5.9
Color Tin white, often with gray-black tarnish.
Streak Black
Luster  
Description  
Occurance  
Associates  
Notes  
Locations
  • Långban, Värmland. As rarity in cracks in hematite.
  • Boliden and Lindström mines, Västerbotten.

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