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Guadalupe Mine, Moctezuma, Mun. de Moctezuma, Sonora, Mexicoi
Regional Level Types
Guadalupe MineMine
Moctezuma- not defined -
Mun. de MoctezumaMunicipality
Sonora- not defined -
MexicoCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 29° 48' North , 109° 40' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 29.80000,-109.66667
GeoHash:G#: 9t6182zjt
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BSh : Hot semi-arid (steppe) climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Moctezuma4,326 (2018)1.4km
San Patricio de la Mesa164 (2018)2.0km
Jécori611 (2013)16.6km
La Colonia260 (2018)22.4km
Cumpas3,003 (2018)24.4km


N.B. khinite at this locality is in doubt. Material sold in Tucson February 2010 has been subsequently tested as NOT khinite. See this discussion http://www.mindat.org/mesg-7-199639.html

Maggie Wilson
October 18, 2010

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate
Sonoran Desert, North AmericaDesert

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


5 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

Detailed Mineral List:

Agardite-(Y)
Formula: YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Reference: Collected by and in the collection of Brent Thorne. SEM EDAX analyzed.
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Reference: Collected by and in the collection of Brent Thorne.;
Chalcostibite
Formula: CuSbS2
Reference: Panczner(1987):155.
Khinite
Formula: Pb2+Cu2+3[Te6+O6](OH)2
Description: khinite at this locality is in doubt. Material sold in Tucson February 2010 has been subsequently tested as NOT khinite. See this discussion http://www.mindat.org/mesg-7-199639.html
Reference: Maggie Wilson
Libethenite
Formula: Cu2(PO4)(OH)
Reference: In the collection of Georges Favreau.
Mottramite
Formula: PbCu(VO4)(OH)
Reference: Collected by and in the collection of Brent Thorne.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Chalcostibite2.HA.05CuSbS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Khinite ?4.FD.30Pb2+Cu2+3[Te6+O6](OH)2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Brochantite7.BB.25Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Agardite-(Y)8.DL.15YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Libethenite8.BB.30Cu2(PO4)(OH)
Mottramite8.BH.40PbCu(VO4)(OH)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø = 2
Chalcostibite3.7.5.1CuSbS2
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Brochantite30.1.3.1Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Group 33 - SELENATES AND TELLURATES
(AB)m(XO4)pZq
Khinite ?33.1.3.1Pb2+Cu2+3[Te6+O6](OH)2
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Mottramite41.5.2.2PbCu(VO4)(OH)
A2(XO4)Zq
Libethenite41.6.6.2Cu2(PO4)(OH)
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)7(XO4)3Zq·xH2O
Agardite-(Y)42.5.1.2YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
H LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)
H MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
H Agardite-(Y)YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
H KhinitePb2+Cu32+[Te6+O6](OH)2
OOxygen
O BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
O LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)
O MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
O Agardite-(Y)YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
O KhinitePb2+Cu32+[Te6+O6](OH)2
PPhosphorus
P LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)
SSulfur
S ChalcostibiteCuSbS2
S BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
VVanadium
V MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
CuCopper
Cu ChalcostibiteCuSbS2
Cu BrochantiteCu4(SO4)(OH)6
Cu LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)
Cu MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
Cu Agardite-(Y)YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Cu KhinitePb2+Cu32+[Te6+O6](OH)2
AsArsenic
As Agardite-(Y)YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
YYttrium
Y Agardite-(Y)YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
SbAntimony
Sb ChalcostibiteCuSbS2
TeTellurium
Te KhinitePb2+Cu32+[Te6+O6](OH)2
PbLead
Pb MottramitePbCu(VO4)(OH)
Pb KhinitePb2+Cu32+[Te6+O6](OH)2

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Tertiary
2.588 - 66 Ma



ID: 2430169

Age: Cenozoic (2.588 - 66 Ma)

Lithology: Conglomerate

Reference: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informática. Conjunto de Datos Vectoriales Geológicos. Continuo Nacional. Escala 1:1’000,000. [63]

Miocene - Oligocene
5.333 - 33.9 Ma



ID: 3184329
Cenozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Cenozoic (5.333 - 33.9 Ma)

Comments: Sierra Madre Occidental

Lithology: Ignimbrite(s); felsic volcanic rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

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- Panczner (1987): 155.


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