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Mineral resource of the month: Arsenic

September 1, 2014

Arsenic is a gray metal rarely encountered as a free element, but is widely distributed in minerals and ores that contain copper, iron and lead. Arsenic is often found in groundwater as a result of the natural weathering of rock and soil.

Citation Information

Publication Year 2014
Title Mineral resource of the month: Arsenic
Authors George M. Bedinger
Publication Type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Series Title Earth
Index ID 70186706
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization National Minerals Information Center