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Los Lamentos Mts (Sierra de Los Lamentos), Mun. de Ahumada, Chihuahua, Mexico
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Detailed Mineral List:
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Locality: Erupción Mine (Ahumada Mine; Erupción-Ahumada Mine), Los Lamentos Mts (Sierra de Los Lamentos), Mun. de Ahumada, Chihuahua, Mexico
Photo: © Charles Creekmur. Anglesite from Erupción Mine, Los Lamentos Mts, Mun. de Ahumada, Chihuahua, Mexico
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Locality: Erupción Mine (Ahumada Mine; Erupción-Ahumada Mine), Los Lamentos Mts (Sierra de Los Lamentos), Mun. de Ahumada, Chihuahua, Mexico
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Locality: Erupción Mine (Ahumada Mine; Erupción-Ahumada Mine), Los Lamentos Mts (Sierra de Los Lamentos), Mun. de Ahumada, Chihuahua, Mexico
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Locality: Erupción Mine (Ahumada Mine; Erupción-Ahumada Mine), Los Lamentos Mts (Sierra de Los Lamentos), Mun. de Ahumada, Chihuahua, Mexico
Photo: © Geoffrey Krasnov. Calcite from Los Lamentos Mts, Mun. de Ahumada, Chihuahua, Mexico
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Locality: Erupción Mine (Ahumada Mine; Erupción-Ahumada Mine), Los Lamentos Mts (Sierra de Los Lamentos), Mun. de Ahumada, Chihuahua, Mexico
Photo: © . Cerussite from Los Lamentos Mts, Mun. de Ahumada, Chihuahua, Mexico
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Locality: Erupción Mine (Ahumada Mine; Erupción-Ahumada Mine), Los Lamentos Mts (Sierra de Los Lamentos), Mun. de Ahumada, Chihuahua, Mexico
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
Locality: Erupción Mine (Ahumada Mine; Erupción-Ahumada Mine), Los Lamentos Mts (Sierra de Los Lamentos), Mun. de Ahumada, Chihuahua, Mexico
Descloizite
Formula: Pb(Zn,Cu)(VO4)(OH)
Locality: Erupción Mine (Ahumada Mine; Erupción-Ahumada Mine), Los Lamentos Mts (Sierra de Los Lamentos), Mun. de Ahumada, Chihuahua, Mexico
Photo: © 2002 John H. Betts. Descloizite from Erupción Mine, Los Lamentos Mts, Mun. de Ahumada, Chihuahua, Mexico
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Locality: Erupción Mine (Ahumada Mine; Erupción-Ahumada Mine), Los Lamentos Mts (Sierra de Los Lamentos), Mun. de Ahumada, Chihuahua, Mexico
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Econ Geol (1993) 88:934-947
Localities: Recorded from at least 1 other locality in this region.
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Locality: Erupción Mine (Ahumada Mine; Erupción-Ahumada Mine), Los Lamentos Mts (Sierra de Los Lamentos), Mun. de Ahumada, Chihuahua, Mexico
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Locality: Erupción Mine (Ahumada Mine; Erupción-Ahumada Mine), Los Lamentos Mts (Sierra de Los Lamentos), Mun. de Ahumada, Chihuahua, Mexico
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Locality: Erupción Mine (Ahumada Mine; Erupción-Ahumada Mine), Los Lamentos Mts (Sierra de Los Lamentos), Mun. de Ahumada, Chihuahua, Mexico
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Localities: Recorded from at least 1 other locality in this region.
Photo: Hemimorphite from Erupción Mine, Los Lamentos Mts, Mun. de Ahumada, Chihuahua, Mexico
Hydrozincite
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Locality: Erupción Mine (Ahumada Mine; Erupción-Ahumada Mine), Los Lamentos Mts (Sierra de Los Lamentos), Mun. de Ahumada, Chihuahua, Mexico
Plumbojarosite
Formula: Pb0.5Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Locality: Erupción Mine (Ahumada Mine; Erupción-Ahumada Mine), Los Lamentos Mts (Sierra de Los Lamentos), Mun. de Ahumada, Chihuahua, Mexico
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Locality: Erupción Mine (Ahumada Mine; Erupción-Ahumada Mine), Los Lamentos Mts (Sierra de Los Lamentos), Mun. de Ahumada, Chihuahua, Mexico
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Locality: Erupción Mine (Ahumada Mine; Erupción-Ahumada Mine), Los Lamentos Mts (Sierra de Los Lamentos), Mun. de Ahumada, Chihuahua, Mexico
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Locality: Erupción Mine (Ahumada Mine; Erupción-Ahumada Mine), Los Lamentos Mts (Sierra de Los Lamentos), Mun. de Ahumada, Chihuahua, Mexico
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Locality: Erupción Mine (Ahumada Mine; Erupción-Ahumada Mine), Los Lamentos Mts (Sierra de Los Lamentos), Mun. de Ahumada, Chihuahua, Mexico
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Locality: Erupción Mine (Ahumada Mine; Erupción-Ahumada Mine), Los Lamentos Mts (Sierra de Los Lamentos), Mun. de Ahumada, Chihuahua, Mexico
Photo: © jo-esche 2006. Sulphur from Erupción Mine, Los Lamentos Mts, Mun. de Ahumada, Chihuahua, Mexico
Vanadinite
Formula: Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Reference: [www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com]
Localities: Recorded from at least 1 other locality in this region.
Photo: © 2002 John H. Betts. Vanadinite from Los Lamentos Mts, Mun. de Ahumada, Chihuahua, Mexico
Vanadinite var: Arsenatian Vanadinite
Formula: Pb5[(V,As)O4]3Cl
Locality: Erupción Mine (Ahumada Mine; Erupción-Ahumada Mine), Los Lamentos Mts (Sierra de Los Lamentos), Mun. de Ahumada, Chihuahua, Mexico
Photo: Arsenatian Vanadinite from Erupción Mine, Los Lamentos Mts, Mun. de Ahumada, Chihuahua, Mexico
Willemite
Formula: Zn2SiO4
Locality: Erupción Mine (Ahumada Mine; Erupción-Ahumada Mine), Los Lamentos Mts (Sierra de Los Lamentos), Mun. de Ahumada, Chihuahua, Mexico
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Reference: Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 1084.
Localities: Recorded from at least 1 other locality in this region.
Photo: © Joseph A. Freilich. Wulfenite from Erupción Mine, Los Lamentos Mts, Mun. de Ahumada, Chihuahua, Mexico


25 entries listed. 24 valid minerals.

References

- Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 1084.

- Wilson, W.E. (1980): Famous mineral localities: Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico. Mineralogical Record, 11 (5), 277-286.

External Links

- http://www.foro-minerales.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=5805 (A complete description of the locality and its minerals with many images. In Spanish language)

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