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Arsenolamprite Mineral Data

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General Arsenolamprite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: As
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 74.92 gm
   Arsenic 100.00 %  As
           ______ 
           100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: As
Help on Environment: Environment: Trimorphous with arsenic and pararsenolimprite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1886
Help on Locality: Locality: Marienberg, Saxony, Germany. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the composition and the Greek for brilliance, in allusion to its luster.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Arsenolamprite + Pronunciation Say ARSENOLAMPRITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 70100
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Arsenolamprite Image

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  Arsenolamprite

Comments: Needle like gray crystals of arsenolamprite in calcite matrix.
Location: Mackenheim,, Odenwald, Germany. Scale: Crystal size 1 mm.
© Tom Loomis / Dakota Matrix

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  Arsenolamprite

Comments: REM (Raster Electron Microscope) image of well cristallized arsenolamprite fragments.
Location: Mine dump near shaft 371, Hartenstein, Germany. Scale: See Image.
© Thomas Schlothauer

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  Arsenolamprite

Comments: Vein of arsenolamprite in matrix.
Location: Mine dump near shaft 371, Hartenstein, Germany. Scale: See Image.
© Thomas Schlothauer

Arsenolamprite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:b:c =0.8157:1:2.4629
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 3.63, b = 4.45, c = 10.96, Z = 8; V = 177.04 Den(Calc)= 5.62
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal H-M Symbol (2/m 2/m 2/m) Space Group: Bmab
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 1.12(1), 2.72(1), 5.44(1),
 

Physical Properties of Arsenolamprite

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: {???} Perfect
Help on Color: Color: Dark gray.
Help on Density: Density: 5.3 - 5.58, Average = 5.44
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Opaque
Help on Fracture: Fracture: Brittle - Generally displayed by glasses and most non-metallic minerals.
Help on Habit: Habit: Acicular - Occurs as needle-like crystals.
Help on Habit: Habit: Massive - Uniformly indistinguishable crystals forming large masses.
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 2 - Gypsum
Help on Luster: Luster: Metallic
Help on Streak: Streak: black
 

Optical Properties of Arsenolamprite

Help on RL Anisotrophism: RL Anisotrophism: Weak.
Help on Reflectivity Reflectivity
Standardized Intensity (100%) Reflection Spectra of Arsenolamprite in Air
λ R1 R2  ∑ R1(λ)   ∑ R2(λ) 
 420 nm   42.80   56.80 
   
 440 nm   43.60   55.40 
 460 nm   44.30   54.00 
 480 nm   44.70   52.80 
 500 nm   44.80   51.60 
 520 nm   44.60   50.50 
 540 nm   44.00   49.60 
 560 nm   43.10   48.70 
 580 nm   42.70   48.00 
 600 nm   42.60   47.40 
 620 nm   42.70   46.80 
 640 nm   43.00   46.30 
 660 nm   43.40   45.80 
 680 nm   43.80   45.50 
 700 nm   44.40   45.00 
Calculated Relative Intensity Colors of Arsenolamprite in Air
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Calculated Properties of Arsenolamprite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=4.95 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Arsenolamprite =5.62 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0
Boson Index = 1
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEArsenolamprite = 73.21 barns/electron
U=PEArsenolamprite x rElectron Density= 362.46 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Arsenolamprite is Not Radioactive
 

Arsenolamprite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 01.03.02.01 (01)Native Elements
  (01.03)with semi-metallic and non-metallic elements
  (01.03.02)Dana Group
 
01.03.02.01 Arsenolamprite As Bmab 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
01.03.02.02 Pararsenolamprite! As Pmn2 or P 21nm Ortho
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 01.CA.10 01 - ELEMENTS (Metals and intermetallic alloys; metalloids and nonmetals; carbides, silicides, nitrides, phosphides)
  01.C - Metalloids and Nonmetals
  01.CA -Arsenic group elements
 
01.CA.10 Arsenolamprite As Bmab 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
01.CA.10 Pararsenolamprite! As Pmn2 or P 21nm Ortho
 

Other Arsenolamprite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( Dana8) PHYS. PROP.(Enc. of Minerals,2nd ed.,1990) OPTIC PROP.(AntBidBlaNic1)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Arsenolamprite :
1 - Am. Min. Crystal Structure Database
2 - Athena
3 - EUROmin Project
4 - Ecole des Mines de Paris
5 - GeoScienceWorld
6 - Google Images
7 - Google Scholar
8 - Handbook of Mineralogy (MinSocAm)
9 - Handbook of Mineralogy (UofA)
10 - MinDAT
11 - Mineralienatlas (Deutsch)
12 - Online Mineral Museum
13 - QUT Mineral Atlas
14 - Ruff.Info
15 - WWW-MINCRYST

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