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Arsenian Renierite

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A variety of Renierite

Related to renierite by replacing half of Ge by As, with charge balance maintained by coupled substitution Zn+Ge = Cu+As.
(Should probably be considered an end-member itself rather than a variety of renierite, since no further substitution is possible.)

Classification of Arsenian Renierite

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Chemical Properties of Arsenian Renierite

Simplified for copy/paste:Cu11GeAsFe4S16
All elements listed in formula:As, Cu, Fe, Ge, S

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.

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  • Localities for Arsenian Renierite

    The map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.
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    • Honshu Island
      • Tohoku Region
        • Akita Prefecture
          • Kosaka
    Hayashi, K. et al. (1985) As-bearing renierite from the Furutobe mine, Akita Prefecture, Japan. Journ. of the Japan. Assoc. of Min., Petr. and Econ. Geol. 80, 451-458.
          • Odate
    Am. Min. 71 (1986), 210-221
    • Alaska
      • Northwest Arctic Borough
        • Shungnak District
          • Ruby Creek Prospect
    Jan Bernard and Jaroslav Hyrsl (2004) Minerals and their Localities.
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