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Bismuthian Tennantite

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A variety of Tennantite

A bismuthian variety of tennantite.
See also annivite.

A probable Bi-dominant phase was reported by Velebil & Sejkora (2018).

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Chemical Properties of Bismuthian TennantiteHide


Other Language Names for Bismuthian TennantiteHide

Simplified Chinese:铋砷黝铜矿

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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.

References for Bismuthian TennantiteHide

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Xuehui Xia, Changtao Liu, and Furong Huang (1996): The first discovery of bismuth tennantite in China. Acta Mineralogica Sinica 16(3), 274-277.
Yingchen Ren (1999): Bismuth sulfosalt minerals in metal deposits of China and characteristics of their geological occurrences. Contributions to Geology and Mineral Resources Research 14(1), 1-12, 38 (in Chinese with English abstract).
Velebil, D. & Sejkora, J. (2018): Bi-rich tennantites from Jáchymov (Czech Republic). Bull. Mineral. Petrol. 26, 213-222. [http://www.bullmineral.cz/en/paper/188]

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Localities for Bismuthian TennantiteHide

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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.
  • Fujian
    • Longyan
      • Wuping Co.
        • Zijinshan ore field
Dianfen Chen, Jianguo Na, Youheng Xiong, Tongde Zhong, and Xueming Li (1998): Acta Geologica Sinica 72(3), 249-259
  • Guangdong
    • Shanwei
      • Lufeng Co.
Xuehui Xia, Changtao Liu, and Furong Huang (1996): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 16(3), 274-277
  • Qinghai
    • Haibei
      • Qilian Co.
        • Guomisi-Gadaban ore field
Kai Zhang and Yongdong Shi (2000): Gansu Nonferrous Metals 2000(1-2), 10-14
Czech Republic
  • Karlovy Vary Region
    • Karlovy Vary District
      • Jáchymov
        • Rovnost Mine (Werner Mine)
Velebil, D. & Sejkora, J. (2018): Bi-rich tennantites from Jáchymov (Czech Republic). Bull. Mineral. Petrol. 26, 213-222. [http://www.bullmineral.cz/en/paper/188]
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