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Blister Copper

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About Blister CopperHide

Formula:
CuFeS2
Colour:
Brassy
Lustre:
Metallic
Name:
In allusion to the blistered-appearing botryoidal structure.
A variety of Chalcopyrite

A botryoidal variety of chalcopyrite.


Pronounciation of Blister CopperHide

Pronounciation:
PlayRecorded byCountry
Jolyon & Katya RalphUnited Kingdom

Physical Properties of Blister CopperHide

Metallic
Transparency:
Opaque
Colour:
Brassy

Chemical Properties of Blister CopperHide

Formula:
CuFeS2

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Bornite8 photos of Blister Copper associated with Bornite on mindat.org.
Chalcocite4 photos of Blister Copper associated with Chalcocite on mindat.org.
Chalcopyrite2 photos of Blister Copper associated with Chalcopyrite on mindat.org.
Tennantite1 photo of Blister Copper associated with Tennantite on mindat.org.

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.

Internet Links for Blister CopperHide

Localities for Blister CopperHide

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.
UK
 
  • England
    • Cornwall
      • Breage
        • Godolphin Cross
Smyth, W.M., Reeks, T., and Rudler, F.W. (1864): A Catalogue of the Mineral Collections in the Museum of Practical Geology. HMSO Publications (London), 190pp.
      • Camborne
Phillips, W. (1823): An Elementary Introduction to the Knowledge of Mineralogy, 3rd ed. William Phillips (London), 535 pp.; Smyth, W.M., Reeks, T., and Rudler, F.W. (1864): A Catalogue of the Mineral Collections in the Museum of Practical Geology. HMSO Publications (London), 190 pp.; Lapis 11(2), 19 (1986)
      • Carharrack
        • Carharrack
Paul De Bondt collection
      • Carn Brea
        • Pool
Smyth, W.M., Reeks, T., and Rudler, F.W. (1864): A Catalogue of the Mineral Collections in the Museum of Practical Geology. HMSO Publications (London), 190 pp.
No reference listed
Smyth, W.M., Reeks, T., and Rudler, F.W. (1864): A Catalogue of the Mineral Collections in the Museum of Practical Geology. HMSO Publications (London), 190 pp.
Phillips, W. (1823): An Elementary Introduction to the Knowledge of Mineralogy, 3rd ed. William Phillips (London), 535 pp.
        • Tregajorran
Phillips, W. (1823): An Elementary Introduction to the Knowledge of Mineralogy, 3rd ed. William Phillips (London), 535 pp.
      • Crowan
        • Crenver & Wheal Abraham (Abraham Consols; incl. Great Drym Consols)
          • Crenver and Oatfield Mine
Smyth, W.M., Reeks, T., and Rudler, F.W. (1864): A Catalogue of the Mineral Collections in the Museum of Practical Geology. HMSO Publications (London), 190 pp.
      • Gwennap
        • St Day
          • Clifford Amalgamated Mines
            • United Mines (Gwennap United Mines)
[www.thamesvalleyminerals.com]
[www.thamesvalleyminerals.com]
      • St Ives
        • Carbis Bay
          • Providence Mines
Rob Lavinsky specimen
Henwood, W.J. (1843): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 5, 1-386.
      • St Just
        • Botallack
Carne, J. (1822): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 2, 290-358
        • Pendeen
P Haas collection; Goley, P. and Williams R. (1995) Cornish Mineral Reference Manual. Endsleigh Publications
collected by M Perry, St Just
        • Trewellard
P Haas collection; Goley, P. and Williams R. (1995) Cornish Mineral Reference Manual. Endsleigh Publications
      • St Stephen-in-Brannel
Alysson Rowan Collection
USA
 
  • California
    • Shasta Co.
      • Klamath Mts
        • West Shasta Copper - Zinc District
          • Iron Mountain [town]
            • Iron Mountain
Logan, Clarence August (1918), Platinum and allied metals in California: California Mining Bureau. Bulletin 85, 120 pp.: 93; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 43.
  • Connecticut
    • Hartford Co.
      • Bristol
MinRec 32:433
  • Missouri
    • Reynolds Co.
      • Viburnum Trend District
        • Ellington
Kevin Conroy Collection
  • New Jersey
    • Hudson Co.
      • Secaucus
C. Lemanski, Jr.
  • Pennsylvania
    • Lancaster Co.
      • Bart Township
        • Gap
Matrix Fall 1995 J. "Wharton & His Gap Mine.."; J. Lininger, pgs.93-112
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