Stannite


Composition: Cu2FeSnS4
Crystal System : Tetragonal
Colours: Steel grey, blackish-grey, olive tint
Lustre : Metallic
Hardness (H) : 4
Specific Gravity (S.G) : 4.3-4.5

Distribution

Very rare. In polished section only.

Occurrence

  • Hypogene

Paragenetic and General Notes

Tsumeb stannite is germanium-bearing.