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Do you think this could be arsenic? worried it might be.

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asked Feb 28, 2017 by c (120 points)

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On what basis do you assume this is arsenic? Did you get it from a mine known to produce arsenic? Did the person you acquired it from tell you its arsenic? Please provide some background so we can better help you. And although arsenic is harmful to ingest, why are you "worried" it might be arsenic? It is generally safe to have in a collection.
answered Apr 27, 2017 by hershel (52,780 points)
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The rock itself ooks like hematite to me, veins may contain some arsenic, but probably not enough to be dangerous.
answered Aug 4, 2018 by linkisnotzelda (5,390 points)