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

Mineral Species
Species:Tetrahedrite
Formula:Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
Description
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
Quality of samples:not specified / average specimens
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 Valley, Wallis (Valais), Switzerland
Nearest other occurrences of Tetrahedrite
2.1km (1.3 miles) A Turtschi, Giessen, Binn Valley, Wallis (Valais), Switzerland
29.0km (18.0 miles) B Ausserberg, Visp, Wallis (Valais), Switzerland
40.8km (25.3 miles) C Cani Mine, Vanzone con San Carlo, Anzasca Valley, Ossola Valley, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province, Piedmont, Italy
44.2km (27.5 miles) D Pipji glacier, Pipjitälli, Turtmann Valley, Wallis (Valais), Switzerland
45.9km (28.5 miles) E Kaltenberg Mine, Blüomatttälli, Turtmann Valley, Wallis (Valais), Switzerland
47.5km (29.5 miles) F Wängertälli, Turtmann Valley, Wallis (Valais), Switzerland
47.6km (29.6 miles) G Waschsee Mine (Wachsee Mine), Chandolin, Anniviers Valley, Wallis (Valais), Switzerland
48.8km (30.3 miles) H Upper Tignausa vein, Saint-Luc, Anniviers Valley, Wallis (Valais), Switzerland
50.5km (31.4 miles) I Gosan Mine, Saint-Luc, Anniviers Valley, Wallis (Valais), Switzerland
54.1km (33.6 miles) J Baicolliou Mine, Grimentz, Anniviers Valley, Wallis (Valais), Switzerland
68.6km (42.6 miles) K Boarezzo Mine (Pradisci prospect; Rio Carpane prospect), Boarezzo, Valganna, Varese Province, Lombardy, Italy
91.7km (57.0 miles) L Piz Runal, Mathon, Schams, Hinterrhein Valley, Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden), Switzerland
97.1km (60.3 miles) M Piz Grisch, Ausserferrera, Ferrera Valley, Hinterrhein Valley, Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden), Switzerland
101.0km (62.7 miles) N Speranza incline, Faidallo mine, Cortabbio, Valsassina, Lecco Province, Lombardy, Italy
101.2km (62.9 miles) O Traversella Mine, Traversella, Chiusella Valley, Canavese District, Torino Province, Piedmont, Italy
103.5km (64.3 miles) P Pra' Piazzo (Prapiazzo), Introbio, Valsassina, Lecco Province, Lombardy, Italy
105.2km (65.4 miles) Q Camisolo Pass Mine, Introbio, Valsassina, Lecco Province, Lombardy, Italy
112.8km (70.1 miles) R Trou des Romains, Sapin Valley, Courmayeur, Aosta Valley, Italy
122.4km (76.1 miles) S Les Montées Pélissier, Les Houches, Haute-Savoie, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
130.7km (81.2 miles) T Zorzone Mine (Gorno Mine), Vedra Valley, Oltre il Colle, Brembana Valley, Bergamo Province, Lombardy, Italy
136.7km (84.9 miles) U Novazza mine, Valgoglio, Seriana Valley, Bergamo Province, Lombardy, Italy
145.3km (90.3 miles) V Punta Corna - Torre di Ovarda Mines, Usseglio, Viù Valley, Lanzo Valleys, Torino Province, Piedmont, Italy
151.5km (94.1 miles) W Gottesehre Mine (Ruprecht Mine; Ruprecht vein), Urberg, St Blasien, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
151.9km (94.4 miles) X Bartholomäberg, Montafon, Vorarlberg, Austria
152.7km (94.9 miles) Y Knappagruaba, Bartholomäberg, Montafon, Vorarlberg, Austria
153.4km (95.3 miles) Z Schilpario, Scalve Valley, Bergamo Province, Lombardy, Italy
156.7km (97.4 miles) 0 Cruvin mine, Bruzolo, Susa Valley, Torino Province, Piedmont, Italy
157.8km (98.1 miles) 1 Kristbergsattel, Silbertal, Silber valley, Montafon, Vorarlberg, Austria
161.5km (100.3 miles) 2 Putzkammer Alp, Rinder valley (Gafluna valley), Verwall Alps (Verwall Group), Montafon, Vorarlberg, Austria
165.3km (102.7 miles) 3 Langsee (Seekopf), Fresch alp, Silber valley, Montafon, Vorarlberg, Austria
187.0km (116.2 miles) 4 St Pierre vein, Giromagny, Territoire-de-Belfort, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France
188.8km (117.3 miles) 5 Le Rocheray vein, Saint Jean de Maurienne, Maurienne valley, Savoie, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
189.3km (117.6 miles) 6 Le Bois Feuillet vein, Jarrier, Maurienne valley, Savoie, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
193.2km (120.0 miles) 7 Storckensohn, Urbès, Thur valley (Thann valley), Haut-Rhin, Grand Est, France
202.1km (125.6 miles) 8 Freiamt, Freiamt Pb-Cu mining District, Emmendingen, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
204.2km (126.9 miles) 9 Heidenbach, Munster, Fecht valley (Munster valley), Haut-Rhin, Grand Est, France
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