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About RevorediteHide

Black to red
Crystal System:
A black to red natural Pb-As-S glass.
Not accepted as a proper species; composition near PbAs4S7; a continous series from Pb2As2S7 to As2S3 seems likely.

Originally reported from
1) Quiruvilca Mine (La Libertad Mine; ASARCO Mine), Quiruvilca District, Santiago de Chuco Province, La Libertad Department, Peru and
2) Ragra Mine (Minasragra), Junín, Cerro de Pasco, Alcides Carrión Province, Pasco Department, Peru.

Classification of RevorediteHide


Physical Properties of RevorediteHide

Black to red
Black to red
None Observed

Chemical Properties of RevorediteHide


Crystallography of RevorediteHide

Crystal System:

First Recorded Occurrence of RevorediteHide

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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.

References for RevorediteHide

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Amstutz, G. C.; Ramdohr, P.; de las Casas, F. (1957): A new low-temperature mineral of hydrothermal origin from Cerro de Pasco. Boletin de la Sociedad Geologica del Peru 32, 25-33.
Charles Milton and Blanche Ingram (1959): Revoredite and related Lead-Sulfur-Arsenic Glasses. American Mineralogist, 44, xx-xx.
Mineralogical Magazine 33 (1962), 262.

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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.
  • La Libertad
    • Santiago de Chuco Province
      • Quiruvilca District
No reference listed
  • Pasco
    • Pasco province
Amstutz GC, Ramdohr P, De Las Casas F: Bol.Soc.Geol.Peru (1957) 32, p. 25 Milton C and Ingram B in: Amer.Min.(1959) 44, 1070-1076
      • Huayllay District
Bol.Soc.Geol.Peru (1957) 32, p. 25; Amer.Min.(1959) 44, 1070-1076.
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