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Atheneite

Arsenide mineral

Atheneite is a rare palladium arsenide mineral with formula (Pd,Hg)3As associated with palladium–gold deposits. Its composition parallels that of arsenopalladinite (Pd8(As,Sb)3), isomertieite (Pd8(Sb,As)3)(Cabral, 2002).

Identification

Color of mineral

Grey
White

Luster ( interacts light )

Metallic

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Hexagonal