Rare. Widely distributed but in small amounts (Lombaard et al,. 1986).
- 1st Oxidation Zone
- 2nd Oxidation Zone
- 3rd Oxidation Zone
Paragenetic and General Notes
Tenorite occurs mainly as dull black crusts on other minerals, but "rarely as thin, flexible, translucent tablets with irregular borders" (Pinch and Wilson, 1977).
Gebhard (1999) notes the occureence of tenorite as plates and crusts on some azurite crystals.