arsenolite


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arsenolite

[är′sen·əl‚īt]
(mineralogy)
As2O3 A mineral crystallizing in the isometric system and usually occurring as a white bloom or crust. Also known as arsenic bloom.
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In Vein 59, Ait Ahmane, parasymplesite forms compact gray-blue spherules composed of radiating fibrous crystals, in massive lollingite; more rarely it is found in cavities with lustrous octahedral crystals of arsenolite and with amorphous yellow minerals.
In Vein 2, Bou Azzer, and at Aghbar, sharp-cornered, brightly lustrous grains of sulfur are closely associated with erythrite and are also seen with cobaltkoritnigite and arsenolite.
Figure 17 shows a crystal drawing of arsenolite in the typical form found at Kruisrivier.