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Rathite from
Lengenbach Quarry, Fäld (Imfeld; Im Feld; Feld), Binn, Goms, Valais, Switzerland

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Rathite
Formula:Ag2Pb12-xTlx/2As18+x/2S40
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Confirmation
Validity:Valid - Type Locality
References
References:Zeits. Kryst. Min. (1896) 26, 593-602; Berlepsch, P., Armbruster, T., Topa, D. (2002): Structural and chemical variations in rathite, Pb8Pb4−x(Tl2As2)x(Ag2As2)As16S40: modulations of a parent structure. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie 217, 580-590.; Topa, D. and Kolitsch, U. (2018): The crystal chemistry of rathite based on new electron-microprobe data and single-crystal structure refinements: the role of thallium. Minerals 8, 466.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Realgar6 photos of Rathite associated with Realgar at this locality.
Pyrite2 photos of Rathite associated with Pyrite at this locality.
Imhofite1 photo of Rathite associated with Imhofite at this locality.
Tennantite1 photo of Rathite associated with Tennantite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Rathite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Lengenbach Quarry, Fäld (Imfeld; Im Feld; Feld), Binn, Goms, Valais, Switzerland
Photo GalleryView Gallery (7 photos)
Nearest other occurrences of Rathite
2.4km (1.5 miles) Reckibach, Binn, Goms, Valais, Switzerland
 
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