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Tennantite-(Zn)

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About Tennantite-(Zn)Hide

Formula:
Cu6(Cu4Zn2)As4S12S
Crystal System:
Isometric
A new group member added due to the acceptance of the IMA 18-K proposal.

Compare, e.g., UM2001-13-S:AsCuSbZn.


Classification of Tennantite-(Zn)Hide

Approved

Chemical Properties of Tennantite-(Zn)Hide

Formula:
Cu6(Cu4Zn2)As4S12S
IMA Formula:
Cu6(Cu4Zn2)As4S13

Crystallography of Tennantite-(Zn)Hide

Crystal System:
Isometric
Class (H-M):
4 3m - Hextetrahedral
Space Group:
I4 3m
Comment:
By analogy with other members of Tetrahedrite group

Type Occurrence of Tennantite-(Zn)Hide

Synonyms of Tennantite-(Zn)Hide

Varieties of Tennantite-(Zn)Hide

Binnite (of Des Cloizeaux)Multi-faceted, rounded variety of tennantite-(Zn) from the Lengenbach deposit, Binn valley (Switzerland). Note: practically all "tennantite" from Lengenbach is tennantite-(Zn); tennantite-(Fe) is extremely rare.

Relationship of Tennantite-(Zn) to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
Tennantite-(Fe)Cu6(Cu4Fe2)As4S12SIso. 4 3m : I4 3m
Forms a series with:

Other InformationHide

Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for Tennantite-(Zn)Hide

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IMA 18-K proposa
Biagioni, C., George, L.L., Cook, N.J., Makovicky, E., Moëlo, Y., Pasero, M., Sejkora, J., Stanley, C.J., Welch, M.D., Bosi, F. (2020): The tetrahedrite group: nomenclature and classification. American Mineralogist 105, 109-122.

Internet Links for Tennantite-(Zn)Hide

Localities for Tennantite-(Zn)Hide

This map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.

Locality ListHide

- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
Austria
 
  • Tyrol
    • Kufstein District
      • Brixlegg
        • Reith im Alpbachtal
Kolitsch, U. (2017): 2025) Cupropearceit und weitere Mineralien in einer historischen Enargitstufe vom Matzenköpfl bei Brixlegg, Nordtirol . Pp. 239-241 in Walter, F. et al. (2017): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LXVI. Carinthia II, 207./127., 217-284.
Canada
 
  • Ontario
    • Cochrane District
      • Timmins area
        • Kidd Township
Richard Gunter Collection; analyzed in Hannington (1999) Economic Geology and GSC Paper on the Bornite Zone referenced in Gunter Collection.
Chile
 
  • Atacama
    • Copiapó Province
      • Tierra Amarilla
        • Pampa Larga mining district
          • Alacrán
SEM-EDS by Joy Desor
SEM-EDS by Joy Desor
Germany
 
  • Baden-Württemberg
    • Freiburg Region
      • Ortenaukreis
        • Wolfach
          • Oberwolfach
Kolitsch, U., Bayerl, R., Topa, D. (2019) Neufunde aus der Grube Clara im mittleren Schwarzwald (V). Mineralien-Welt, 30(3), 12-27 (in German).; SEM-EDS by Joy Desor
    • Karlsruhe Region
      • Freudenstadt
        • Dornstetten
          • Hallwangen
Staude, S.; Mordhorst, T.; Neumann, R.; Prebeck, W.; Markl, G. (2010): Compositional variation of the tennantite-tetrahedrite solid-solution series in the Schwarzwald ore district (SW Germany): The role of mineralization processes and fluid source. Mineral. Mag. 74, 309-339.
  • Saxony
    • Erzgebirgskreis
      • Annaberg-Buchholz
        • Kleinrückerswalde
Desor, J. (05/2020), SEM-EDS
Italy
 
  • Piedmont
    • Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province
      • Formazza
Italo Campostrini collection
Namibia
 
  • Oshikoto Region
    • Tsumeb
SEM-EDS by Joy Desor
Norway
 
  • Vestfold og Telemark
    • Kviteseid
Larsen, A. O., Kolitsch, U. & Dahlgren, S. (2020) A reconnaissance study of the crystal chemistry of tourmalines from the Meso-Proterozoic Telemark area, Norway. Norsk Mineralsymposium 2020: 78-99
Russia
 
  • Sverdlovsk Oblast
    • Beryozovsky
Pavel M. Kartashov analytical data
Switzerland
 
  • Valais
    • Brig
      • Zwischbergen
SEM-EDS, June 2020, P. Roth
    • Goms
      • Binn
        • Fäld
[var: Binnite (of Des Cloizeaux)] Des Cloizeaux (1855), Ann. mines: 8: 389.; Palache, Charles, Harry Berman & Clifford Frondel (1944), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana Yale University 1837-1892, Volume I: Elements, Sulfides, Sulfosalts, Oxides. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York. 7th edition, revised and enlarged: 374, 379.
USA
 
  • New Jersey
    • Sussex County
      • Franklin Mining District
        • Ogdensburg
          • Sterling Hill
Jenkins and Misiur (1994), Mineralogical Record.
 
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