Enargite


Composition: Cu3AsS4
Crystal System : Orthorhombic
Lustre : Metallic
Hardness : 3
Specific Gravity : 4.4-4.5
References: Gebhard (1999)

Occurrence

  • Hypogene
  • 1st Oxidation Zone
  • 2nd Oxidation Zone
  • 3rd Oxidation Zone

Notable Finds

Steel-grey prismatic crystals to 80 mm were found in the upper portion of the first oxidation zone. Many fine pseudomorphs of tennantite after enargite were found on 16 Level (Gebhard, 1999).