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Weissbergite from
Lengenbach Quarry, Fäld, Binn, Goms, Valais, Switzerland

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Weissbergite
Formula:TlSbS2
Comments:Topa et al. (2019) have shown that the As-rich 'weissbergite' from Lengenbach has a distinct structure and is a distinct mineral: the new species drechslerite. As-free or As-poor weissbergite has not been reported from the quarry.

TOPA, D., GRAESER, S., STÖGER, B., RABER, T., Stanley, C. (2019): Drechslerite, IMA 2019-061. CNMNC Newsletter No. 52; Mineralogical Magazine: 83; https://doi.org/10.1180/mgm.2019.73
Habit:Barrel-shaped, steel-grey, tiny crystals
Abundance at site:Extremely Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Erroneously Reported
References
References:See also http://fglb.clubdesk.ch/clubdesk/www
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Weissbergite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Lengenbach Quarry, Fäld, Binn, Goms, Valais, Switzerland
 
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