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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The common associations in this case are cobaltkoritnigite (as small, dark violet masses), arsenolite (as tiny white to pale violet octahedral crystals with prominent adamantine luster) and lavendulan (turquoise-colored spherules in chalcopyrite-bearing zones).
X-ray diffraction analyses have confirmed this to be the arsenic trioxide, arsenolite. To date only about 15 small specimens have been found.
Waalkes, "Mineral arsenicals in traditional medicines: Orpiment, realgar, and arsenolite," The Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, vol.