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Binnite (of Des Cloizeaux)

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Formula:
Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Name:
For the locality.
A variety of Tennantite

Multi-faceted, rounded variety of tennantite from the Lengenbach deposit, Binn valley (Switzerland).


Classification of Binnite (of Des Cloizeaux)

Chemical Properties of Binnite (of Des Cloizeaux)

Formula:
Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Elements listed in formula:

Other Information

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 Binnite (of Des Cloizeaux)

Reference List:
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.

Internet Links for Binnite (of Des Cloizeaux)

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Localities for Binnite (of Des Cloizeaux)

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(TL) indicates type locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
Switzerland
 
  • Wallis (Valais)
    • Binn Valley
      • Fäld (Imfeld; Im Feld; Feld)
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.
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