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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
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. ? 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.
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Locality Updated: Lake Bonaparte Grenville Marble-Syenite Contact, Diana Township, Lewis Co., New York, USAFrom Van King, 17th Sep 2014 21:02:36