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Arsenic Sulphide Glass No. 1

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Formula:
AsS3 (approximately)
System:
Amorphous
Colour:
Orange to honey-yellow
See also: Arsenic Sulphide Glass No. 2 and Jeromite.

Originally reported from Lengenbach Quarry, Im Feld (Imfeld; Feld; Fäld), Binn Valley, Wallis (Valais), Switzerland.


Classification of Arsenic Sulphide Glass No. 1

Physical Properties of Arsenic Sulphide Glass No. 1

Colour:
Orange to honey-yellow

Chemical Properties of Arsenic Sulphide Glass No. 1

Formula:
AsS3 (approximately)
Elements listed in formula:

Crystallography of Arsenic Sulphide Glass No. 1

Crystal System:
Amorphous

Other Names for Arsenic Sulphide Glass No. 1

Name in Other Languages:

Other Information

Thermal Behaviour:
Melting point: 250-260 °C
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 Arsenic Sulphide Glass No. 1

Reference List:
Hofmann, B. A., Graeser, S., Imhof, T., Sicher, V. and Stalder, H. A. (1993): Mineralogie der Grube Lengenbach, Binntal VS. Jb. Naturhist. Mus. Bern 11, pp. 90.

Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz. Wepf (Basel), pp. 579 (in German).

Internet Links for Arsenic Sulphide Glass No. 1

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Localities for Arsenic Sulphide Glass No. 1

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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.
Switzerland
 
  • Wallis (Valais)
    • Binn Valley
      • Fäld (Imfeld; Im Feld; Feld)
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz. Wepf (Basel), p. 53
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