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Kenngottite (of Gagarin and Cuomo)

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Formula:
As2O3
Name:
Named in 1949 by G. Gagarin and J. R. Cuomo in honor of Gustav Adolph Kenngott [January 6, 1818 Breslau {now Wrocław}, Poland- March 7, 1897 Lugano, Ticino, Switzerland]. Kenngott, a systematic mineralogist and professor of mineralogy at the University of Zürich, was also an author of a series of successful color plate mineralogy books.
A variety of Arsenolite

A vitreous amorphous As2O3 which has not been shown to exist naturally.


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Chemical Properties of Kenngottite (of Gagarin and Cuomo)Hide

Formula:
As2O3

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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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