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About Tetrahedrite-(Fe)Hide

Crystal System:
Added due to the acceptance of the IMA 18-K proposal.

Classification of Tetrahedrite-(Fe)Hide


Chemical Properties of Tetrahedrite-(Fe)Hide


Crystallography of Tetrahedrite-(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 Tetrahedrite-(Fe)Hide

Synonyms of Tetrahedrite-(Fe)Hide

Other Language Names for Tetrahedrite-(Fe)Hide

Relationship of Tetrahedrite-(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-(Fe)Cu6(Cu4Fe2)As4S12SIso. 4 3m : I4 3m
Tennantite-(Zn)Cu6(Cu4Zn2)As4S12SIso. 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 Tetrahedrite-(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 Tetrahedrite-(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.
  • Salzburg
    • St. Johann im Pongau District
      • Forstau
Kolitsch, U., Schachinger, T., Auer, C., Grill, J. (2019): 2124) Arsenopyrit, Sb-haltiger Bismuthinit, Bornit, Brannerit, S-reicher Clausthalit, Cobaltit, Covellin, Cubanit, teils Se-reicher Galenit, Gold, eine (Au,Ag,Hg)-Legierung (~Au3Ag2Hg), Klinochlor, Kobellit, Limonit, Metatorbernit, Metazeunerit, Monazit-(Ce), Muskovit, Pyrit, Pyrrhotin, Quarz, Rutil, Segnitit, Skorodit, Tetraedrit, Tintinait, Willyamit, Xenotim-(Y), Zirkon und das Se-Analogon von Joséit-A vom Oberhüttensee, Forstautal, Radstätter Tauern, Salzburg – ein Vorbericht. Pp. 278-284 in Walter, F. et al. (2019): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LXVIII. Carinthia II, 209./129., 237-362.
  • Styria
    • Leoben District
      • Kammern im Liesingtal
        • Seiz
          • Wolfsgruben (Wolfgruben)
Auer, C. (2019): Die Mineralien der Wolfsgrube bei Seiz im Liesingtal. Der Steirische Mineralog, 34, 5-11. (Fe-dominance not stated in article, but confirmed by pers. comm. of C. Auer to U. Kolitsch, Dec. 2019)
  • Pirkanmaa
    • Orivesi
      • Eräjärvi area
Ilkka Mikkola collection, EPMA Anton Pilipiuk Fe 5,6% Zn 1,0%
  • South Ostrobothnia
    • Seinäjoki
Ilkka Mikkola colection Pavel, Kartashov EDS
  • 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).
          • Frohnbach valley
SEM-EDS by Joy Desor
Italy (TL)
  • Tuscany
    • Massa-Carrara Province
      • Massa
Biagioni, C., George, L. L., Cook, N. J., Makovicky, E., Moëlo, Y., Pasero, M., ... & Bosi, F. (2020). The tetrahedrite group: Nomenclature and classification. American Mineralogist, 105(1), 109-122.
  • Beja
    • Castro Verde
      • Castro Verde
Pedro Alves collection and analytical data.
    • Mértola
      • Mértola
Pedro Alves collection and analytical data.
    • Odemira
      • São Luís
Pedro Alves collection and analytical data.
  • Žilina Region
    • Liptovský Mikuláš District
      • Liptovský Ján
Števko, M. (2010) Mineralógia hydrotermálnych karbonátovo-kremeňovo-sulfidických žíl na vybraných lokalitách v Ďumbierskych Tatrách. MSc. thesis, Department of Mineralogy and Petrology, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Comenius University in Bratislava, 149 pages.
Števko, M. (2010) Mineralógia hydrotermálnych karbonátovo-kremeňovo-sulfidických žíl na vybraných lokalitách v Ďumbierskych Tatrách. MSc. thesis, Department of Mineralogy and Petrology, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Comenius University in Bratislava, 149 pages.
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