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Proustite on Arsenic

#RW48599

Proustite on Arsenic

#RW48599
Availability
Sold
Size
5.5 x 4 x 3.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Ag3AsS3 (RRUFF)
Locality
Měděnec, Erzgebirge, Bohemia, Czech Republic
Tagged
sulfide , silver

Ruby red, prismatic crystals or Proustite to 3mm lining a vug filled with native, dull grey Arsenic and Arsenopyrite. Excellent specimen.

Proustite

Formula
Ag3AsS3 
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Crystal Habit
Massive, Crystalline - Poor, Blocky 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Sub Metallic 
Color
vermilion, reddish gray 
Streak
vermilion red 
Class
Trigonal - Hexagonal Scalenohedral 
Fracture
Brittle - Sectile 
Hardness
2-2.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Robert J. Waidler Collection
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