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Arsenic Sulphide Glass No. 2

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Colour:
black with internal red lights
Lustre:
Earthy
Crystal System:
Amorphous
Name:
From the chemical composition
A sulfide glass with a ratio of Arsenic to sulfur as roughly 3:5, 3-8% lead and 1% thallium.

Originally reported from Excelsior Mine, Cerro de Pasco, Alcides Carrión Province, Pasco Department, Peru.

See also: Arsenic Sulphide Glass No. 1 and Jeromite


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Physical Properties of Arsenic Sulphide Glass No. 2Hide

Earthy
Colour:
black with internal red lights

Crystallography of Arsenic Sulphide Glass No. 2Hide

Crystal System:
Amorphous

Other InformationHide

Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

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- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
Peru
 
  • Pasco department
    • Pasco province
      • Cerro de Pasco
P. Ramdohr, Ore Mineralogy, 3rd ed. pg 890.
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