native element


Formula: As Native element, dimorph of arsenic
Specific gravity: 5.3 to 5.5
Hardness: 2
Streak: Black
Colour: Grey-white, alters to a dull black coating

Hydrothermal environments

Arsenolamprite occurs in carbonate rocks and calcite veins, associated with arsenic, bismuth, silver, sternbergite, emplectite, safflorite, löllingite, pyrite, galena, orpiment, realgar and calcite (HOM).

Common impurities: Bi

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