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Xanthoconite Proustite

#AH51617

Xanthoconite Proustite

#AH51617
Availability
Sold
Size
6 x 4 x 3 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Ag3AsS3 (RRUFF)
Locality
Imiter mine, Anti-Atlas Mts., Dades Region, Morocco
Tagged
sulfide , sulver

Although the specimen is just loaded with cherry red prisms of Proustite, there are about 3 or 4 good crystals of orange Xanthoconite. They are less than 1mm.

Xanthoconite

Formula
Ag3AsS3 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Massive - Granular, Reniform, Tabular 
Cleavage
Distinct, None, None 
Luster
Adamantine 
Color
dark crimson red, dark orange, brown, lemon yellow 
Streak
orange yellow 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Sub Conchoidal 
Hardness
2.5-3 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection

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