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Arsenopyrite

#15620

Arsenopyrite

#15620
Availability
Sold
Size
6 x 4 x 4 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
FeAsS (RRUFF)
Locality
Panasqueira, Covilha, Castelo Branco dist., Portugal
Tagged
sulfide

Large crystal aggregate of highly reflective, curved Arsenopyrite crystals.

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.

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