Stannoidite


Composition: Cu8(FeZn)3Sn2S12
Crystal System : Orthorhombic
Colours: Brass-brown
Lustre : Metallic
Hardness (H) : 4
Specific Gravity (S.G) : 4.29
References: Melcher (2003)

Distribution

Extremely rare. Second oxidation zone (30 Level).

Occurrence

  • Hypogene

Paragenetic and General Notes

Identified in drillcore from 30 Level (Melcher, 2003), but with no further details provided.