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Definition of Tetrahedrite

Tetrahedrite
Tetrahedrite Tet`ra*he"drite, n. [So called because the crystals of the species are commonly tetrahedrons.] (Min.) A sulphide of antimony and copper, with small quantities of other metals. It is a very common ore of copper, and some varieties yield a considerable presentage of silver. Called also gray copper ore, fahlore, and panabase.

Meaning of Tetrahedrite from wikipedia

- Tetrahedrite is a copper antimony sulfosalt mineral with formula: (Cu,Fe) 12Sb 4S 13. It is the antimony endmember of the continuous solid solution series...
- 5 Chalcocite Cu2S 79.8 Covellite CuS 66.5 Bornite 2Cu2S·CuS·FeS 63.3 Tetrahedrite Cu3SbS3 + x(Fe,Zn)6Sb2S9 32–45 Digenite Cu9S5 78.1 Malachite CuCO3•Cu(OH)2...
- mostly the series between tennantite (Cu 6[Cu 4(Fe,Zn) 2]As 4S 13 and tetrahedrite (Cu 6[Cu 4(Fe,Zn) 2]Sb 4S 13. It comes from the German word for pale...
- deposits. It occurs with native mercury, amalgam, cinnabar, mercurian tetrahedrite, eglestonite, terlinguaite, montroydite, kleinite, moschelite, kadyrelite...
- the Sweet Home Mine, with golden striated cubes intergrown with minor tetrahedrite, on a bed of transparent quartz needles Radiating form of pyrite Paraspirifer...
- flat tablet-shaped feldspar, topaz Tetrahedral Tetrahedrite Tetrahedra-shaped crystals tetrahedrite, spinel, magnetite Wheat sheaf Stilbite Aggregates...
- steel-gray, iron-gray or black in color. A closely related mineral, tetrahedrite (Cu12Sb4S13) has antimony substituting for ****nic and the two form a...
- rhodochrosite from Sweet Home Mine, Alma, Colorado Rhodochrosite with fluorite, tetrahedrite and quartz Pink is the most common color of Rhodochrosite. Specimen mined...
- hydrothermal vein deposits occurring with chalcopyrite, sphalerite, tetrahedrite, ****nopyrite, pyrite, c****iterite, and wolframite. It is also known...
- (K-Ar on adularia). The most important economic minerals are tennantite‐tetrahedrite (containing most of the silver), sphalerite, galena, and chalcopyrite...
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