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Freibergite-Tetrahedrite Series

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About Freibergite-Tetrahedrite SeriesHide

Crystal System:
Series Formula:
Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x to Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13
A series between Freibergite and Tetrahedrite

Optical Data of Freibergite-Tetrahedrite SeriesHide


Crystallography of Freibergite-Tetrahedrite SeriesHide

Crystal System:

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Dolomite1 photo of Freibergite-Tetrahedrite Series associated with Dolomite on
Galena1 photo of Freibergite-Tetrahedrite Series associated with Galena on

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

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Localities for Freibergite-Tetrahedrite SeriesHide

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.

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- 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.
  • Trentino-Alto Adige (Trentino-Südtirol)
    • Bolzano Province (South Tyrol)
      • Isarco Valley (Eisack Valley)
        • Chiusa (Klausen)
Krismer, M., Vavtar, F., Tropper, P., Sartory, B. & Kaindl, R. (2011): Mineralogy, mineral chemistry and petrology of the Ag-bearing Cu-Fe-Pb-Zn sulfide mineralizations of the Pfunderer Berg (South Tyrol, Italy). Austrian Journal of Earth Sciences 104/1, 36-48.
  • Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden)
    • Engadin
      • Bernina pass area
        • Minor Valley
          • Minor Lake
Bodmer U., Aegerter W. (1982-1983): Der Bergbau im Val Minor, Bernina. Bergknappe 19-24.
  • California
    • Inyo Co.
      • Inyo Mts (Inyo Range)
Knopf, Adolf (1918a), A geologic reconnaissance of the Inyo Range and the eastern slope of the southern Sierra Nevada, California; with a section on the stratigraphy of the Inyo Range, y Edwin Kirk; USGS PP 110, 130 pp.: 114-117; Merriam, Charles Warren (1963), Geology of the Cerro Gordo Mining District, Inyo County, California: USGS PP 408, 83 pp.: 42-43, 69, 76-78; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 133.
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