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Crystal habit of Arsenic Arsenic

Name   Arsenic
Chemistry   As
Hardness   3 - 4
Lustre   metallic
Colour   lead grey, grey or white
Streak   black 
Density [g/cm3]   5.4 - 5.9
Crystal habit   trigonal rhombohedral, crystals rarely
Cleavage, Fracture   [0001] perfect
other characteristics and occurrences   massive, acicular radial aggregates, variety concentrically banded or "shelly" arsenic is "scherbenkobalt", mixture of  As, SbAs and Sb = allemontite

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