Petzite Ag3AuTe2 Isometric

Description: Petzite is a steel-gray granular mineral found in hydrothermal deposits associated with other rare tellurium, gold and silver minerals.

RUSK COUNTY: Petzite is reported as a component of the ore at the Flambeau Mine, south of Ladysmith. (Jone, Jones and LaBerge, 1999)

TAYLOR COUNTY: Petzite is found as small grains intergrown with pyrite, chalcopyrite, calaverite, krennerite and other minerals at the Bend Deposit, NW sec. 2 T.32N. R.2W., northeast of Gilman. (DeMatties and Rowell, 1991).

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