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DescriptionProustite, Ag3AsS3 (silver arsenic sulfide), is one of only an few sulfides that are not metallic or opaque. Its color is a bright scarlet red to reddish orange and is distinctive. Proustite is usually found in the same ore veins with pyrargyrite, silver and other silver sulfides.
PhotographerDarla Sondrol. 2001-07-18.
CollectionUniversity of North Dakota Mineralogy Collection #98.
Key wordsproustite
Tech details1021 KB. Hand specimen. Fujifilm FinePix S1Pro digital camera; 60mm AF Nikon micro lens.
GeoDIL number1245