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Bismuthian Tennantite

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Formula:
Cu10(Fe,Cu)2(As,Bi)4S13
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

Formula:
Cu10(Fe,Cu)2(As,Bi)4S13

Other Language Names for Bismuthian TennantiteHide

Simplified Chinese:铋砷黝铜矿

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 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

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.
China
 
  • 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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