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Tennantite from
Capillitas mining district, Andalgalá Department, Catamarca Province, Argentina

Locality type:Mining District
Classification
Species:Tennantite
Formula:Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12S
Comments:This mine is the occurence of the well-known rhodochrosite concretions and stalagtites from Argentina.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Recursos Minerales de la Republica Argentina, E. O. Zappettini Ed., Buenos Aires 1999 ISSN 0328-2325; Paar, W., Roberts, A.C., Topa, D., Zagler, G., Berlepsch, P., Armbruster, Th. (2004): Putzite, (Cu4.7 Ag3.3)GeS6, a new mineral species from Capillitas, Catamarca, Argentina: description and crystal structure. Canadian Mineralogist: 42: 1757-1769. ; DE BRODTKORB, Milka K. Precious metaltellurides and other Te-bearing minerals in different paragenesis of Argentina: A review. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 365-372.; Hubert, P., Werner, H., & Dan, T. (2009). A contribution to the knowledge of the mineralization at Mina Capillitas, Catamarca. Revista de la Asociacion Geologica Argentina, 64(3), 514-524.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Putzite
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Tennantite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Capillitas mining district, Andalgalá Department, Catamarca Province, Argentina
Localities for Tennantite in this Region
Bordon lode, Capillitas mining district, Andalgalá Department, Catamarca Province, Argentina
La Argentina vein, Capillitas mining district, Andalgalá Department, Catamarca Province, Argentina
La Rosario mine (La Rosario vein), Capillitas mining district, Andalgalá Department, Catamarca Province, Argentina
Nueva Esperanza vein, Capillitas mining district, Andalgalá Department, Catamarca Province, Argentina
Ortiz mine (Ortiz vein), Capillitas mining district, Andalgalá Department, Catamarca Province, Argentina
Nearest other occurrences of Tennantite
10.3km (6.4 miles) Agua Rica mine (Mi Vida prospect), Andalgalá Department, Catamarca Province, Argentina
16.5km (10.3 miles) Nueva Esperanza vein, Capillitas mining district, Andalgalá Department, Catamarca Province, Argentina
19.6km (12.2 miles) Bajo El Durazno Cu deposit, Agua de Dionisio mining district (YMAD), Farallón Negro, Belén Department, Catamarca Province, Argentina
29.5km (18.3 miles) Farallón Negro Mine, Agua de Dionisio mining district (YMAD), Farallón Negro, Belén Department, Catamarca Province, Argentina
 
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