Meaning of ALACRANITE in English

ALACRANITE

General Information:

Chemical Formula:

As8S9

Composition:

(Molecular Weight = 887.97 gm)

Arsenic 67.50 % As

Sulfur 32.50 % S

Empirical Formula:

As8S9

IMA Status:

Approved IMA 1984

Locality:

TL: Chile, Alacran, Pampa Larga

Physical Properties:

Cleavage:

[???] Indistinct

Color:

red or orange yellow.

Density:

3.4 - 3.46, Average = 3.43

Diaphaniety:

Transparent

Hardness:

1.5 - Between Talc and Gypsum

Luster:

Adamantine - Greasy

Streak:

orange

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