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Arsenopyrite on Miargyrite

#RW47063

Arsenopyrite on Miargyrite

#RW47063
Availability
Sold
Size
10 x 7 x 4 cm - Cabinet 
Formula
FeAsS (RRUFF)
Locality
San Genaro mine, Castrovirreyna, Huancavalica, Peru
Tagged
sulfide

Tremendous Arsenopyrite crystals to over 1cm as thick prismatic crystals. The Arsenopyrite occurs on a matrix of granular Miargyrite. 

Arsenopyrite

Formula
FeAsS 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Striated, Euhedral Crystals, Prismatic 
Cleavage
one distinct 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
tin white, light steel gray 
Streak
black 
Geological Setting
Widespread. Most commonly found in medium to high temperature veins.  
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness
5.5 to 6 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Robert J. Waidler Collection

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