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Cu-arsenide occurrence, Sewen, Doller Valley, Haut-Rhin, Grand Est, Francei
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Sewen- not defined -
Doller ValleyValley
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Grand EstRegion
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Name(s) in local language(s):, Sewen, Vallée de la Doller, Haut-Rhin, Alsace, France
Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 47° North , 6° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~1km
Locality type:Occurrence
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Other/historical names associated with this locality:, Alsace


Microfractures in porphyritic granite ("granite des Ballons") contain high-temperature copper arsenides.

[Exact locality to be confirmed.]

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4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Domeykite-β
Formula: Cu3-xAs
Reference: Picot, P. and Ruhlmann, F. (1978): Occurrence of high temperature copper arsenides in "granite des Ballons": (Southern Vosges, France). Bulletin de Minéralogie 101(5-6), 563-9 (in French).
Koutekite
Formula: Cu5As2
Reference: Picot, P. and Ruhlmann, F. (1978): Occurrence of high temperature copper arsenides in "granite des Ballons": (Southern Vosges, France). Bulletin de Minéralogie 101(5-6), 563-9 (in French).
Kutinaite
Formula: Ag6Cu14As7
Reference: Picot, P. and Ruhlmann, F. (1978): Occurrence of high temperature copper arsenides in "granite des Ballons": (Southern Vosges, France). Bulletin de Minéralogie 101(5-6), 563-9 (in French).
Löllingite
Formula: FeAs2
Reference: Picot, P. and Ruhlmann, F. (1978): Occurrence of high temperature copper arsenides in "granite des Ballons": (Southern Vosges, France). Bulletin de Minéralogie 101(5-6), 563-9 (in French).

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Domeykite-β2.AA.Cu3-xAs
Koutekite2.AA.10dCu5As2
Kutinaite2.AA.25Ag6Cu14As7
Löllingite2.EB.15aFeAs2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:1
Kutinaite2.2.2.2Ag6Cu14As7
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 5:2
Koutekite2.3.1.1Cu5As2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Löllingite2.12.2.9FeAs2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Domeykite-β-Cu3-xAs

List of minerals for each chemical element

FeIron
Fe LöllingiteFeAs2
CuCopper
Cu KutinaiteAg6Cu14As7
Cu KoutekiteCu5As2
Cu Domeykite-βCu3-xAs
AsArsenic
As KutinaiteAg6Cu14As7
As KoutekiteCu5As2
As Domeykite-βCu3-xAs
As LöllingiteFeAs2
AgSilver
Ag KutinaiteAg6Cu14As7

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Picot, P. and Ruhlmann, F. (1978): Occurrence of high temperature copper arsenides in "granite des Ballons": (Southern Vosges, France). Bulletin de Minéralogie 101(5-6), 563-9 (in French).

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