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Argentian Tetrahedrite from
Herja Mine, Chiuzbaia (Kisbánya), Baia Mare (Nagybánya), Maramureș Co., Romania

Mineral Species
Species:Tetrahedrite var: Argentian Tetrahedrite
Comments:Freibergite requires 28 wt % Silver and Cook and Damian Found all Herja tetrahdrites to have between 7 and 20 wt % Silver. A single recent pocket contained Freibergites in Plumosite
Habit:modified terahedra to several mm
Colour:grey black
Luminescent properties:none
Quality of samples:Poor for species, only of interest for locality collectors. (#)
Rarity at site:Rare
Validity:Believed Valid
References:[Cook N.J., Damian Gh., New data on "Plumosite" and Other Sulfosalt Minerals from the Herja Vein Deposit, Baia Mare Dist., Romania, Geologica Carphathica, (1997)]
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Semseyite1 photo of Argentian Tetrahedrite associated with Semseyite at this locality.
Fizélyite1 photo of Argentian Tetrahedrite associated with Fizélyite at this locality.
Boulangerite1 photo of Argentian Tetrahedrite associated with Boulangerite at this locality.
Mineral Data:Click here to view Argentian Tetrahedrite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Herja Mine, Chiuzbaia (Kisbánya), Baia Mare (Nagybánya), Maramureș Co., Romania
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