yellow arsenic

yellow arsenic

[yel·ō ′ärs·ən·ik]
(mineralogy)
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Yellow arsenic sulfide is known as the mineral orpiment (hartal in Hindu), while realgar is the red arsenious sulfide, though the former is considered the true arsenicum in the arsenal of the ancient poisoner's trade.