famatinite

famatinite

[‚fam·ə′tē‚nīt]
(mineralogy)
Cu3SbS4 A reddish-gray mineral composed of copper antimony sulfide.
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In these cavities many other sulfosalts have been found: guettardite, robinsonite, zinkenite, boulangerite, semseyite, jordanite, tetrahedrite, sulvanite, colusite, famatinite and kesterite.
Famatinite forms red-violet crystals to 3 cm, completely covered by small tetrahedrite crystals.
The only mineral for which luzonite may be easily mistaken is famatinite.
1957) Luzonite, famatinite, and some related minerals.
In some of these sulfide crusts, where tetrahedrite predominates, famatinite is found very rarely as dull black, submetallic layers and veinlets up to 0.
The title of his dissertation was "The Mineralogy, Synthesis and Genetic Significance of Luzonite, Famatinite and Some Related Minerals.
Aikinite Alabandite Ankerite Arsenopyrite Bournonite Djurleite Dolomite Emplectite Famatinite Greenockite Gypsum Luzonite Marcasite Matildite Native arsenic Proustite Pyrrhotite (*)Siderite Stromeyerite (*)Vivianite
Acanthite Bornite Cinnabar Famatinite Native gold Pearceite Polybasite ProustitePyrargyrite Realgar Native silver Stibnite
In the second stage, pyrite, sphalerite and chalcopyrite were deposited, galena was replaced by boulangerite and bournonite, and enargite was replaced by famatinite.
The identification of luzonite/famatinite from Seravezza is based on Gandolfi camera powder X-ray diffraction patterns; no precise chemical data are available, so that attribution to either luzonite or famatinite is not possible at this time.