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Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series

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Series Formula:
Cu
 
6
[Cu
 
4
(Fe,Zn)
 
2
]As
 
4
S
 
13
-
Cu
 
6
[Cu
 
4
(Fe,Zn)
 
2
]Sb
 
4
S
 
13
A series between Tennantite and Tetrahedrite

Commonly known as 'fahlore'.

Classification of Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series

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Other Names for Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series

Synonyms:
FahloreFalertsFalertzFalerzGrauerts
Other Languages:
French:Cuivre Gris
German:Fahlerz
Fahlglanz
Fahlit
Grauerz
Kupferfahlerz
Simplified Chinese:砷黝铜矿-黝铜矿
黝铜矿-砷黝铜矿
Varieties:
Arsenantimonfahlerz

Other Information

Health Warning:No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series

Reference List:

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Palache, Charles, Harry Berman & Clifford Frondel (1944), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana Yale University 1837-1892, Volume I: Elements, Sulfides, Sulfosalts, Oxides. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York. 7th edition, revised and enlarged: 374-384.

Bull. Soc. Fr. Minéral. Cristallogr. 97 (1974) 241-250.

Breskovska, V. and Tarkian, M. (1994): Compositional variation in Bi-bearing fahlores. N. Jb. Mineral. Mh, 1994, 230-240.

Can. Mineral. 40 (2002) 837-847.

N. Jb. Mineral. Mh. 2003 (2003) 153-175.

Kharbish, S., Libowitzky, E. and Beran, A. (2007): The effect of As-Sb substitution in the Raman spectra of tetrahedrite-tennantite and pyrargyrite-proustite solid solutions. European Journal of Mineralogy, 19, 567-574.

Kharbish, S., Götzinger, M. & Beran, A. (2007): Schendleck-type fahlore: an unusual varying tetrahedrite-tennantite solid solution. Mitt. Österreich. Mineral. Ges. 153, 283-290. [fahlore with 5-95% tetrahedrite component]

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