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Tetrahedrite from
Lengenbach Quarry, Fäld (Imfeld; Im Feld; Feld), Binn, Goms, Valais, Switzerland

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:'Tetrahedrite' (not an IMA approved species)
Formula:Cu6(Cu4X2)Sb4S13
Comments:So far all the "tetrahedrite" from here has been analysed as tennantite. Please see: http://www.mindat.org/forum.php?read,106,358305,358305,page=1#msg-358305

However it is reported as rare in Mineralogie der Grube Lengenbach,Binntal-Wallis.
Sonderdruck aus dem Jahrbuch des Naturhistorischen Museums Bern
Band 11-1990-1992 door B.Hofmann, H.A.Stalder en S.Graeser.
ISBN-3-907-088-04-2
Habit:The sharp tetraheda have all analysed as tennantite
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:XRD
References
References:Mineralogie der Grube Lengenbach,Binntal-Wallis.
Sonderdruck aus dem Jahrbuch des Naturhistorischen Museums Bern
Band 11-1990-1992 door B.Hofmann, H.A.Stalder en S.Graeser.
ISBN-3-907-088-04-2
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Pyrite1 photo of Tetrahedrite associated with Pyrite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Tetrahedrite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Lengenbach Quarry, Fäld (Imfeld; Im Feld; Feld), Binn, Goms, Valais, Switzerland
Nearest other occurrences of Tetrahedrite
2.1km (1.3 miles) Turtschi, Giessen, Binn, Goms, Valais, Switzerland
7.0km (4.3 miles) Bocchetta d'Arbola (Albrun Pass), Devero Alp, Baceno, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy
23.8km (14.8 miles) Crevoladossola Quarry (Lorgino Quarry), Crevoladossola, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy
30.3km (18.8 miles) Trachsellauenen, Lauterbrunnen, Lauterbrunnen Valley, Bern, Switzerland
40.8km (25.3 miles) Cani Mine, Vanzone con San Carlo, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy
42.7km (26.6 miles) Cuzzago Mine (Freva Mine; Buèr Mine; Cuzzago & Nibbio Mine), Premosello Chiovenda, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy
44.2km (27.5 miles) Pipji glacier, Pipjitälli, Turtmann Valley, Turtmann-Unterems, Leuk, Valais, Switzerland
45.9km (28.5 miles) Kaltenberg Mine, Blüomatttälli, Turtmann Valley, Turtmann-Unterems, Leuk, Valais, Switzerland
47.6km (29.5 miles) Wängertälli, Turtmann Valley, Turtmann-Unterems, Leuk, Valais, Switzerland
47.6km (29.6 miles) Waschsee Mine (Wachsee Mine), Chandolin, Anniviers, Valais, Switzerland
 
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