|Mineral class||Oxides : Cuprite - Zincite - Tenorite group|
|Habitus||Scaly, clay like or massive.|
|Hardness||3.5 - 4|
|Color||Black to steel gray, opaque.|
|Occurance||As a secondary copper mineral in copper deposits.|
|Associates||Other secondary copper minerals.|
I have found two type localities!!!, I'll better check this out.(check crystal system too)|
Type locality : Bisbee, Arizona, USA.
Type locality : Vesuvio (Vesuvius), Napoli, Campania, Italy.
Approved by IMA in 1960.
Named after the Italian botanist, M. Tenor (1781-1861).
|Localities|| A rare mineral in Sweden |
| To oxides index.
|| Mineral group index.
If you have some questions, suggestions or comments you are welcome to write me a line or two.