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Freibergite from
Yaogangxian Mine, Yaogangxian W-Sn ore field, Yizhang Co., Chenzhou, Hunan, China

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Freibergite
Formula:Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Comments:According to Zhou (1994), argentian tetrahedrite is much more abundant at this locality than real freibergite. This is confirmed by analyses of traded "freibergite" specimens, which have mostly shown argentian tetrahedrite.
Abundance at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Nanshi Zheng (1989): Journal of Mineralogy and Petrology 10(3), 87-93; Weining Zhou (1994): Mineral Resources and Geology 8(4), 233-244; Bosheng Zhou, Guohua Zhang, Shuqing Gong, and Yousheng Zeng (2002): Geophysical & Geochemical Exploration 26(6), 436-438; Ottens, B., and Cook, R.B. (2005): Rocks & Minerals 80(1), 46-57; Ottens, B. (2011): Mineralogical Record 42, 557-603
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Quartz1 photo of Freibergite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Freibergite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Yaogangxian Mine, Yaogangxian W-Sn ore field, Yizhang Co., Chenzhou, Hunan, China
Nearest other occurrences of Freibergite
20.4km (12.7 miles) A Shizhuyuan Mine, Dongpo ore field, Yizhang Co., Chenzhou, Hunan, China
61.6km (38.3 miles) B Baoshan ore field (Baoshan Mine), Guiyang Co., Chenzhou, Hunan, China
66.9km (41.5 miles) C Fankou Mine, Renhua Co., Shaoguan, Guangdong, China
78.4km (48.7 miles) D Xianghualing Mine (Hsianghualing Mine), Xianghualing Sn-polymetallic ore field, Linwu Co., Chenzhou, Hunan, China
123.5km (76.8 miles) E Kangjiawan Pb-Zn-Ag-Au deposit, Shuikoushan ore field, Changning Co., Hengyang, Hunan, China
170.0km (105.7 miles) F Dajianshan Mine, Lianping Co., Heyuan, Guangdong, China
192.6km (119.7 miles) G Antangling Mine, Tongshanling ore field, Jiangyong Co., Yongzhou, Hunan, China
196.0km (121.8 miles) H Zhanggongling Mine, Babu District, Hezhou, Guangxi, China
245.9km (152.8 miles) I Changyingling W-Sn deposit (Zhangyingling W-Sn deposit), Shanhu W-Sn ore field (Shanhu Mine), Zhongshan Co., Hezhou, Guangxi, China
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