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Tetrahedrite from
Lengenbach Quarry, Fäld, 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, Binn, Goms, Valais, Switzerland
Nearest other occurrences of Tetrahedrite
1.3km (0.8 miles) Wyssi Flüe, Freichi area, Binn, Goms, Valais, Switzerland
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
 
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