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Emplectite from
Steingraben Mine, Urbès, Thann-Guebwiller, Haut-Rhin, Grand Est, France

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Emplectite
Formula:CuBiS2
Comments:Elongated green oxydated crystals into fluorite or quartz.
When crystals get out of quartz or fluorite, they are covered by goethite or yellow tabular petitjeanite crystals. Petitjeanite need to be confirmed with analysis.
Colour:green
Quality for species:Poor for species, only of interest for locality collectors. (#)
Abundance at site:Very Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Thierry Brunsperger 2011 discovery;
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Petitjeanite2 photos of Emplectite associated with Petitjeanite at this locality.
Fluorite2 photos of Emplectite associated with Fluorite at this locality.
Quartz2 photos of Emplectite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Emplectite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Steingraben Mine, Urbès, Thann-Guebwiller, Haut-Rhin, Grand Est, France
Nearest other occurrences of Emplectite
25.9km (16.1 miles) Heidenbach, Munster, Haut-Rhin, Grand Est, France
30.4km (18.9 miles) Vein No. 3 (Le bas Hérival), Les Roches valley area (Bois de la Vèche area), Faymont, Val-d'Ajol, Vosges, Grand Est, France
30.8km (19.1 miles) Les Roches valley area (Bois de la Vèche area), Faymont, Val-d'Ajol, Vosges, Grand Est, France
31.7km (19.7 miles) Aspach, Wintzenheim, Haut-Rhin, Grand Est, France
39.1km (24.3 miles) Brézouard Massif, Ste Marie-aux-Mines, Colmar-Ribeauvillé, Haut-Rhin, Grand Est, France
41.0km (25.5 miles) Sankt Johann mine (Engelsbourg mine), Sankt Johann vein, Neuenberg, Ste Marie-aux-Mines, Colmar-Ribeauvillé, Haut-Rhin, Grand Est, France
41.3km (25.7 miles) Bismuth vein, Brézouard Massif, Ste Marie-aux-Mines, Colmar-Ribeauvillé, Haut-Rhin, Grand Est, France
41.7km (25.9 miles) Gabe Gottes Mine, Sankt Jakob vein, Neuenberg, Ste Marie-aux-Mines, Colmar-Ribeauvillé, Haut-Rhin, Grand Est, France
42.5km (26.4 miles) Neuenberg, Ste Marie-aux-Mines, Colmar-Ribeauvillé, Haut-Rhin, Grand Est, France
 
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