|Mineral class||Sulphides : arsenopyrite - löllingite group.|
|Habitus||Often as elongated striated prismatic crystals. Sometimes almost ortorombic shaped. Also as compact to grainy masses.|
|Streak||Black to gray.|
|Luster||Metallic, gray tarnish.|
|Occurance||Common in many different environment. In magmatic sulphide ores (Skellefteå field), in pegmatic and hydrothermal veins and in metamorph rocks (Bergslagen).|
|Notes|| Smells like garlic when heated or struck.|
Soluble in nitric acid.
A good electric conductor.
|Locations|| A common mineral |
| To sulphides index.
|| Mineral group index.
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