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A synonym of Stibarsen
Natural alloy of variable composition.
Either Stibarsen (Allemontite II) or mixtures containing stibarsen such as 'Allemontite I' (Sb-rich) and 'Allemontite III' (As-rich).
See also Paradocrasite.

Originally reported in 1772 from Les Chalanches Mine, Allemont, Isère, Rhône-Alpes, France.

References for Allemontite

Reference List:
Palache, Charles, Harry Berman & Clifford Frondel (1944), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana Yale University 1837-1892, Volume I: Elements, Sulfides, Sulfosalts, Oxides. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York. 7th edition, revised and enlarged, 834pp.: 130-132.

Internet Links for Allemontite

Localities for Allemontite

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(TL) indicates type locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
  • Carinthia
    • Friesach - Hüttenberg area
      • Hüttenberg
        • Hüttenberger Erzberg
R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
  • British Columbia
    • Atlin Mining Division
      • Tagish Lake
G. W. Robinson, V. King (1993) Whats New in Minerals. Mineralogical Record 24:381-395
    • Skeena Mining Division
      • Queen Charlotte Islands
Dana 7:131
Czech Republic
  • Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen)
    • Central Bohemia Region
      • Příbram
        • Háje
Ondruš, P. & Hyršl, J. (1989): New finds and revision of secondary minerals from Příbram district. Acta Universitatis Carolinae, Geologica 1989, 521-533.
No reference listed
  • Moravia (Mähren; Maehren)
    • Olomouc Region
      • Javorník (Jauernig)
Sejkora, J.: Uranové ložisko Zálesí v Rychlebských horách. Bulletin mineralogicko-petrografického oddělení Národního muzea v Praze, 1994, roč. 2, s. 105-110.
  • Rhône-Alpes
    • Isère
      • Allemont
Dana 7:I:104 & 131.
  • Lower Saxony
    • Harz
      • St Andreasberg District
Naumann, Zirkel: "Elemente der Mineralogie", 13th ed., Leipzig (1898)
  • Saxony
    • Erzgebirge
      • Marienberg District
        • Gehringswalde
Strübel, Zimmer: "Lexikon der Minerale", 2nd Ed., 1991
  • Västerbotten
    • Skellefteå
Grensman, F & Langhof, J.(1991):Åkerberget. Guldgruva med litiumpegmatite. STEIN 18(2),20-22
Quensel,P., Ahlborg, Knut & Westgren, A. (1937): Minerals of the Varuträsk Pegmatite. II. Allemontite: With an X-ray Analysis of the Mineral and of other Arsenic-Antimony Alloys. Geologiska Föreningens i Stockholm Förhandlinger. 59, 135-144; Wretblad, P.E. (1941): Minerals of the Varuträsk Pegmatite XX. Die Allemontite und das System As-Sb. Geologiska Föreningens i Stockholm Förhandlinger,63, 19-48.
  • Nevada
    • Storey Co.
      • Comstock District
        • Virginia City
          • Comstock Lode
Dana 7:I:131.
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