Argentotetrahedrite-(Fe)

argentotetrahedrite-(Fe)

argentotennantite

tennantite

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Formula: Ag6(Cu4Fe2)Sb4S13
Sulphosalt, tetrahedrite group
Environments

Metamorphic environments
Hydrothermal environments

Argentotetrahedrite is found in hydrothermal veins and contact metamorphic deposits (HOM).

Localities

The type Locality is the Keno Hill, Mayo mining district, Yukon, Canada, which is a group of silver-lead-zinc mines.

At the Kvartsitovje Gorki gold deposit, Aksu, Stepnogorsk, Akmola Region, Kazakhstan, argentotennantite is often in zoned grains, occurring between tennantite cores and argentotetrahedrite-(Fe) rims (AM 73.439 ).

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