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Moctezuma Mine (Bambolla Mine), Moctezuma, Mun. de Moctezuma, Sonora, Mexico
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Tellurite
Moctezuma Mine, Moctezuma, Mun. de Moctezuma, Sonora, Mexico
Latitude: 29°48'N
Longitude: 109°40'W
 
Name(s) in local language(s): Mina la Bambolla, Moctezuma, Mun. de Moctezuma, Sonora, Mexico
 
A gold-tellurium mine.
Famous for a wealth of secondary tellurium minerals.

Note: The nearby Bambollita mine (http://www.mindat.org/loc-2361.html) is only approximately 1/2 mile lower down on the hill from the Moctezuma (Bambolla) mine.

Mineral List

Acanthite
Altaite
Aragonite
Azurite
Bambollaite (TL)
Baryte
Benleonardite
Bohdanowiczite
Burckhardtite (TL)
Calcite
Caledonite
Carlfriesite
Cerussite
Cervelleite
Chalcomenite
Choloalite
Cinnabar
Cliffordite
Coloradoite
Cuzticite (TL)
Denningite (TL)
Dickite
Dolomite
Emmonsite
Eztlite (TL)
Fluorite
Fornacite
'Garnet'
Goethite
Gold
Goldfieldite
Gruzdevite
Gypsum
var: Selenite

Hakite
Henryite
Hessite
Jarosite
Kaolinite
Kinichilite
Klockmannite
Kostovite
Krennerite
Kuranakhite
Libethenite
'Limonite'
Mackayite
Malachite
Mimetite
Moctezumite (TL)
Molybdomenite
Montbrayite
Mroseite (TL)
Muscovite
var: Illite

Paratellurite (TL)
Plumbojarosite
Plumbotellurite
Poughite (TL)
Pseudomalachite
Pyrite
Pyrolusite
Quartz
Rickardite
Schmitterite (TL)
Selenium
Siderite
Silver
Skippenite
Sonoraite (TL)
Sphalerite
Spiroffite (TL)
Tellurite
Tellurium
Tetradymite
Tiemannite
Tlapallite
Wulfenite
Xocolatlite (TL)
Yafsoanite
Zemannite (TL)


79 entries listed. 75 valid minerals. 14 type localities (valid minerals).

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References

- Panczner (1987): 108, 125, 136, 149, 176, 179, 186, 190, 223, 244, 247, 256, 276, 280, 293, 301, 336, 338, 349, 357, 370 & 401.
- H. Braith, J. Gröbner, G. Langer & M. Seitz (2001): Moctezumas geheime Schätze: Bambolla, Bambollita und San Miguel. Lapis, 26(1), 11-23. (in German)
- C. Rewitzer (2001): Bambollita, Bambolla, San Migeul und Candelaria: Untertagefunde und Typmineralien. Lapis, 26(1), 24-40. (in German)

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