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About Tennantite-(Fe)Hide

Crystal System:
Added due to the acceptance of the IMA 18-K proposal.
More common than tennantite-(Zn).

Classification of Tennantite-(Fe)Hide


Chemical Properties of Tennantite-(Fe)Hide


Crystallography of Tennantite-(Fe)Hide

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

Type Occurrence of Tennantite-(Fe)Hide

Synonyms of Tennantite-(Fe)Hide

Other Language Names for Tennantite-(Fe)Hide

Relationship of Tennantite-(Fe) to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
Argentotennantite-(Zn)Ag6(Cu4Zn2)As4S12SIso. 4 3m : I4 3m
Argentotetrahedrite-(Fe)Ag6(Cu4Fe2)Sb4S12SIso. 4 3m : I4 3m
Freibergite(Ag,Cu,◻)10Fe2+2Sb4S12Iso. 4 3m : I4 3m
GirauditeCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4Se12SIso. 4 3m : I4 3m
Goldfieldite(Cu102)Te4S12SIso. 4 3m : I4 3m
Hakite-(Hg)Cu6Cu4Hg2Sb4Se12SeIso. 4 3m : I4 3m
Kenoargentotetrahedrite-(Fe)[Ag6]4+(Ag4Fe2+2)Sb4S12Iso. 4 3m : I4 3m
Rozhdestvenskayaite-(Zn)Ag6Ag4Zn2Sb4S12SIso. 4 3m : I4 3m
Tennantite-(Zn)Cu6(Cu4Zn2)As4S12SIso. 4 3m : I4 3m
Tetrahedrite-(Fe)Cu6(Cu4Fe2)Sb4S12SIso. 4 3m : I4 3m
Tetrahedrite-(Hg)Cu6(Cu4Hg2)Sb4S12SIso. 4 3m : I4 3m
Tetrahedrite-(Zn)Cu6(Cu4Zn2)Sb4S12SIso. 4 3m : F4 3m
Unnamed (As-analogue of Rozhdestvenskayaite-(Zn))Ag6Ag4Zn2As4S12S
Unnamed (Fe-analogue of Argentotennantite-(Zn))Ag6(Cu4Fe2)As4S12S
Unnamed (Zn-analogue of Argentotetrahedrite-(Fe))Ag6(Cu4Zn2)Sb4S12S

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-(Fe)Hide

Reference List:
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IMA proposal 18-K. Nomenclature and classification of the tetrahedrite group. CNMNC Newsletter No. 49, June 2019, page xxx; Mineralogical Magazine, 83: 323–328.

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Localities for Tennantite-(Fe)Hide

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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.
  • 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.
  • South Ostrobothnia
    • Kuortane
Ilkka Mikkola collection, Anton Pilipiuk EPMA
  • Baden-Württemberg
    • Freiburg
      • Ortenaukreis
        • 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
      • Freudenstadt
        • 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.
  • Hesse
    • Darmstadt
      • Bergstraße
        • Abtsteinach
          • Mackenheim
SEM-EDS by Joy Desor
        • Lautertal (Odenwald)
          • Reichenbach
            • Hohenstein
SEM-EDS by Joy Desor
      • Darmstadt-Dieburg
        • Mühltal
          • Nieder-Beerbach
SEM-EDS by Joy Desor
  • Andalusia
    • Seville
      • Gerena
Jordi Fabre
  • England
Biagioni, C., et al. (2020) The tetrahedrite group: Nomenclature and classification. American Mineralogist, 105(1), 109-122.
  • Utah
    • Juab Co.
      • Tintic Mining District
        • Mammoth
Collected by and in the collection of Brent Thorne.
    • Tooele Co.
      • Gold Hill Mining District (Clifton Mining District)
        • Gold Hill
Collected by and in the collection of Brent Thorne.
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