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  • n. A sulfide mineral of iron, copper and arsenic that is an ore of copper

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A blackish lead-gray mineral, closely related to tetrahedrite. It is essentially a sulphide of arsenic and copper.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A species closely related to tetrahedrite, or gray copper ore, a mineral of a leadgray or iron-black color, massive or crystallized, found in Cornwall, England, and elsewhere.

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Examples

  • Mineralization is controlled by northerly trending structures, and consists of galena, sphalerite and tetrahedrite-tennantite in quart-siderite gangue.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Mineralization at the Haldane property is controlled by northerly trending structures, and consists of galena, sphalerite and tetrahedrite - tennantite in quart-siderite gangue.

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  • Mineralization is controlled by northerly trending structures, and consists of galena, sphalerite and tetrahedrite-tennantite in quart - siderite gangue.

    Marketwire - Breaking News Releases

  • Mineralization at the Haldane property is controlled by northerly trending structures, and consists of galena, sphalerite and tetrahedrite-tennantite in quart-siderite gangue.

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  • Copper minerals occurring in deposits large enough to mine include azurite (Cu3 (CO3) 2 (OH) 2), malachite (Cu2CO3 (OH) 2), tennantite ((Cu, Fe) 12As4S13), chalcopyrite (CuFeS2), and bornite (Cu5FeS4).

    Copper

  • (pp. 235) also yield important amounts, the arsenic-bearing minerals being enargite and tennantite (copper-arsenic sulphides) and others.

    The Economic Aspect of Geology

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