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IV - Oxides
Crstal habit of Arsenolite Arsenolite

Name   Arsenolite
Chemistry   As2O3
Hardness   1.5
Lustre   vitreous
Colour   blue, white, light yellow, red
Streak   white 
Density [g/cm3]   3.7
Crystal habit   isometric
Cleavage, Fracture   [111] perfect
other characteristics and occurrences   oxidation product formed at the surface of sulfide deposits, that contain tennantite (Cu3AsS3.25) and arsenopyrite (FeAsS)

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