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Mineral Information on:
stibarsen

Chemical Group:  arsenide

Chemical Formula:  
SbAs

Color:       white, reddish gray; tarnishes gray                            

Streak:     gray

 

Hardness:    3 to 4             Specific Gravity:   5.8- 6.2              

Opaque

Luster: metallic

Cleavage:

 

Crystal Forms:  Trigonal System

Habit: botryoidal

Mineral Associations:

Identifying Characteristics:

Uses:

Occurrences:   found in hydrothermal veins and pegmatites

Toxicity:      when-swallowed-                            when inhaled-

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