Lévyclaudite

minerals

kesterite

kirkiite

sphalerite

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Formula: Pb8Cu3Sn7(Bi,Sb)3S28
Sulphosalt, cylindrite group, a tin-bearing mineral
Specific gravity: 5.71 calculated
Hardness: 2½ to 3
Streak: Black
Colour: Grey
Environments

Hydrothermal environments

To date (March 2021) lévyclaudite has been found only at the type locality.

Localities

The type locality is the Agios Philippos mine, Kirki Mines, Evros, East Macedonia and Thrace, Greece. Here lévyclaudite occurs in veinlets associated with pyrite, sphalerite, kirkiite, galena, tennantite and kësterite in quartz in a drill hole sample from the lead-zinc deposit (AM 76.2022, HOM).

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