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Arsenopyrite


Chemistry: FeAsS

Size: 82 mm
Owner: Paul De Bondt
Photographer: Paul De Bondt

Arsenopyrite is a very rare mineral at Tsumeb, and particularly so as well crystallised specimen material.

At first sight, this is a mimetite specimen, but the matrix comprises small lozenge-shaped and lath-shaped crystals of arsenopyrite (XRD verified).