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|A Mixture Of:||Atelestite, Beudantite, Preisingerite, Segnitite|
A mixture of preisingerite, minor atelestite and minor beudantite/segnitite.
Originally reported from Mammoth Mine (Mammoth shaft), Tintic District, East Tintic Mts, Juab Co., Utah, USA.
Classification of Arsenobismite
|IMA status:||Discredited 1998|
|Dana 8th edition ID:||22.214.171.124|
41 : ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
6 : A2(XO4)Zq
|Hey's CIM Ref.:||20.6.3|
20 : Arsenates (also arsenates with phosphate, but without other anions)
6 : Arsenates of Bi
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Physical Properties of Arsenobismite
Relationship of Arsenobismite to other Species
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Other Names for Arsenobismite
|Health Warning:||No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.|
References for Arsenobismite
Means (1916) American Journal of Science: 41: 127.
Frondel, C. (1943) American Mineralogist: 28: 536.
Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged, 1124 pp.: 907.
Kolitsch, U. (1999): Arsenobismite discredited. N. Jb. Mineral. Mh. 1999, 322-336.
Internet Links for Arsenobismite
Localities for Arsenobismite
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Locality Updated: Woodsboro, Frederick Co., Maryland, USAFrom Bill Cordua, 13th Dec 2013 02:30:58