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Sierra Mojada, Sierra Mojada Municipality, Coahuila, Mexicoi
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27° 19' 0'' North , 103° 41' 59'' West
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Polymetallic sulfide zones, “nonsulfide Zn” (NSZ) deposits, and a silver-rich Pb carbonate deposit.

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54 valid minerals.

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Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Panczner (1987): 78.; American Jour. of Science: 35:23 (1913)
Adamite
Formula: Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
Reference: Peter Megaw, site visit
Aegirine
Formula: NaFe3+Si2O6
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1964 33 : 841-852
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1964 33 : 841-852
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Reference: Philip Krieger (1933) The occurrence of strontianite at Sierra Mojada, Mexico. American Mineralogist, 18, 345-350.
Antlerite
Formula: Cu3(SO4)(OH)4
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: 546.
'Apatite'
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1964 33 : 841-852
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Braunite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1964 33 : 841-852
Bromargyrite
Formula: AgBr
Brucite
Formula: Mg(OH)2
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Cancrinite
Formula: (Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1964 33 : 841-852
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Description: Occurs as a gangue mineral in veins.
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: 418.
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: American Jour. of Science: 35:23 (1913)
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
Chlorargyrite var: Bromian Chlorargyrite
Formula: Ag(Cl,Br)
Habit: Spinel twins
Reference: Panczner (1987); Dana 7.; American Jour. of Science: 35:23 (1913)
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Reference: Panczner(1987):160.
Copper
Formula: Cu
Habit: Cubes to 1.5cm
Reference: Panczner (1987); Dana 7.; American Jour. of Science: 35:23 (1913)
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Reference: American Jour. of Science: 35:23 (1913)
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Reference: American Jour. of Science: 35:23 (1913)
Descloizite
Formula: PbZn(VO4)(OH)
Reference: Philip Krieger (1933) The occurrence of strontianite at Sierra Mojada, Mexico. American Mineralogist, 18, 345-350.
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Philip Krieger (1933) The occurrence of strontianite at Sierra Mojada, Mexico. American Mineralogist, 18, 345-350.; J.R. de Wet and J.D. Singleton (2008) Development of a viable process for the recovery of zinc from oxide ores. The Journal of The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy 108:253-259; Kyle, J. R., Ahn, H., & Gilg, H. A. (2018). Nature and origin of the nonsulfide zinc deposits in the Sierra Mojada District, Coahuila, Mexico: constraints from regional geology, petrography, and isotope analyses. Mineralium Deposita, 1-22.
Erythrite
Formula: Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
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: 749; Panczner (1987).; American Jour. of Science: 35:23 (1913)
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1964 33 : 841-852
Galena
Formula: PbS
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1964 33 : 841-852
Gehlenite
Formula: Ca2Al(AlSiO7)
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1964 33 : 841-852
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Reference: J.R. de Wet and J.D. Singleton (2008) Development of a viable process for the recovery of zinc from oxide ores. The Journal of The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy 108:253-259
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: American Jour. of Science: 35:23 (1913)
Gypsum var: Selenite
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Reference: Panczner (1987); Dana 7.; American Jour. of Science: 35:23 (1913)
Hausmannite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1964 33 : 841-852
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Reference: J.R. de Wet and J.D. Singleton (2008) Development of a viable process for the recovery of zinc from oxide ores. The Journal of The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy 108:253-259; Kyle, J. R., Ahn, H., & Gilg, H. A. (2018). Nature and origin of the nonsulfide zinc deposits in the Sierra Mojada District, Coahuila, Mexico: constraints from regional geology, petrography, and isotope analyses. Mineralium Deposita, 1-22.
Hydrozincite
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Reference: Peter Megaw, site visit
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: American Jour. of Science: 35:23 (1913)
Magnetite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1964 33 : 841-852
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Minrecordite
Formula: CaZn(CO3)2
Reference: J.R. de Wet and J.D. Singleton (2008) Development of a viable process for the recovery of zinc from oxide ores. The Journal of The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy 108:253-259
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Panczner(1987):228-286.
Opal var: Opal-AN
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Panczner(1987):228-286.
Opal var: Wood Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Reference: Panczner(1987):228-286.
Pearceite
Formula: [Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Reference: Panczner (1987); Dana 7.; American Jour. of Science: 35:23 (1913)
Plattnerite
Formula: PbO2
Reference: Peter Megaw, site visit
Proustite
Formula: Ag3AsS3
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
'Serpentine Subgroup'
Formula: D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Reference: Panczner (1987): 339.
Silver
Formula: Ag
Skutterudite
Formula: CoAs3
Reference: Rocks & Minerals 82:402-407
Smithsonite
Formula: ZnCO3
Reference: J.R. de Wet and J.D. Singleton (2008) Development of a viable process for the recovery of zinc from oxide ores. The Journal of The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy 108:253-259; Kyle, J. R., Ahn, H., & Gilg, H. A. (2018). Nature and origin of the nonsulfide zinc deposits in the Sierra Mojada District, Coahuila, Mexico: constraints from regional geology, petrography, and isotope analyses. Mineralium Deposita, 1-22.
Spurrite
Formula: Ca5(SiO4)2(CO3)
Strontianite
Formula: SrCO3
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Reference: American Jour. of Science: 35:23 (1913)
Tremolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine 1964 33 : 841-852
Willemite
Formula: Zn2SiO4
Reference: J.R. de Wet and J.D. Singleton (2008) Development of a viable process for the recovery of zinc from oxide ores. The Journal of The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy 108:253-259
Wollastonite
Formula: CaSiO3
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Reference: Panczner(1987): 396.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Copper1.AA.05Cu
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Sulphur1.CC.05S8
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Chalcocite2.BA.05Cu2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Covellite2.CA.05aCuS
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pearceite2.GB.15[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Proustite2.GA.05Ag3AsS3
Skutterudite2.EC.05CoAs3
Group 3 - Halides
Bromargyrite3.AA.15AgBr
Chlorargyrite3.AA.15AgCl
var: Bromian Chlorargyrite3.AA.15Ag(Cl,Br)
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Brucite4.FE.05Mg(OH)2
Cuprite4.AA.10Cu2O
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hausmannite4.BB.10Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Magnetite4.BB.05Fe2+Fe3+2O4
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Opal-AN4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
var: Wood Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Plattnerite4.DB.05PbO2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Hydrozincite5.BA.15Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Minrecordite5.AB.10CaZn(CO3)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Smithsonite5.AB.05ZnCO3
Strontianite5.AB.15SrCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Anglesite7.AD.35PbSO4
Antlerite7.BB.15Cu3(SO4)(OH)4
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Celestine7.AD.35SrSO4
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
var: Selenite7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Adamite8.BB.30Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
Descloizite8.BH.40PbZn(VO4)(OH)
Erythrite8.CE.40Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 9 - Silicates
Aegirine9.DA.25NaFe3+Si2O6
Albite9.FA.35Na(AlSi3O8)
Braunite9.AG.05Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Cancrinite9.FB.05(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Chrysocolla9.ED.20Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Diopside9.DA.15CaMgSi2O6
Gehlenite9.BB.10Ca2Al(AlSiO7)
Hemimorphite9.BD.10Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Spurrite9.AH.15Ca5(SiO4)2(CO3)
Tremolite9.DE.10☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Willemite9.AA.05Zn2SiO4
Wollastonite9.DG.05CaSiO3
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Copper1.1.1.3Cu
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Semi-metals and non-metals
Sulphur1.3.5.1S8
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
Chalcocite2.4.7.1Cu2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Covellite2.8.12.1CuS
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Skutterudite2.12.17.1CoAs3
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø > 4
Pearceite3.1.8.1[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
ø = 3
Proustite3.4.1.1Ag3AsS3
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X
Cuprite4.1.1.1Cu2O
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
AX2
Plattnerite4.4.1.6PbO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
X(OH)2
Brucite6.2.1.1Mg(OH)2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Hausmannite7.2.7.1Mn2+Mn3+2O4
Magnetite7.2.2.3Fe2+Fe3+2O4
(AB)2X3
Braunite7.5.1.3Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX
Bromargyrite9.1.4.2AgBr
Chlorargyrite9.1.4.1AgCl
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Smithsonite14.1.1.6ZnCO3
Strontianite14.1.3.3SrCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Minrecordite14.2.1.4CaZn(CO3)2
Group 16a - ANHYDROUS CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Azurite16a.2.1.1Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Malachite16a.3.1.1Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Hydrozincite16a.4.1.1Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Anglesite28.3.1.3PbSO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Celestine28.3.1.2SrSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p>2:1
Antlerite30.1.12.1Cu3(SO4)(OH)4
Group 40 - HYDRATED NORMAL PHOSPHATES,ARSENATES AND VANADATES
A3(XO4)2·xH2O
Erythrite40.3.6.3Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Descloizite41.5.2.1PbZn(VO4)(OH)
A2(XO4)Zq
Adamite41.6.6.3Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [4] coordination
Willemite51.1.1.2Zn2SiO4
Group 53 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions or Complex Cations
Insular SiO4 Groups and Other Anions of Complex Cations with (CO3)
Spurrite53.1.1.1Ca5(SiO4)2(CO3)
Group 55 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups,Generally with no Additional Anions
Si2O7 Groups, Generally with No Additional Anions with cations in [8] and lower coordination
Gehlenite55.4.1.2Ca2Al(AlSiO7)
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with cations in [4] coordination
Hemimorphite56.1.2.1Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Aegirine65.1.3c.2NaFe3+Si2O6
Diopside65.1.3a.1CaMgSi2O6
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=3
Wollastonite65.2.1.1cCaSiO3
Group 66 - INOSILICATES Double-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=2)
Amphiboles - Mg-Fe-Mn-Li subgroup
Tremolite66.1.3a.1☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Chrysocolla74.3.2.1Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Albite76.1.3.1Na(AlSi3O8)
Al-Si Framework Feldspathoids and related species
Cancrinite76.2.5.3(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Apatite'-Ca5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Chlorargyrite
var: Bromian Chlorargyrite
-Ag(Cl,Br)
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Gypsum
var: Selenite
-CaSO4 · 2H2O
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Opal
var: Opal-AN
-SiO2 · nH2O
var: Wood Opal-SiO2 · nH2O
'Serpentine Subgroup'-D3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H Opal (var: Wood Opal)SiO2 · nH2O
H Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
H ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
H ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
H Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
H AntleriteCu3(SO4)(OH)4
H Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
H BruciteMg(OH)2
H Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
H ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
H Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
H HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
H AdamiteZn2(AsO4)(OH)
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
CCarbon
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C CerussitePbCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C SideriteFeCO3
C StrontianiteSrCO3
C CalciteCaCO3
C SpurriteCa5(SiO4)2(CO3)
C Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C MinrecorditeCaZn(CO3)2
C SmithsoniteZnCO3
C HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
OOxygen
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O CerussitePbCO3
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O HematiteFe2O3
O Opal (var: Wood Opal)SiO2 · nH2O
O Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
O ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
O SideriteFeCO3
O StrontianiteSrCO3
O BaryteBaSO4
O ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
O Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
O AntleriteCu3(SO4)(OH)4
O Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
O CelestineSrSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O BruciteMg(OH)2
O WollastoniteCaSiO3
O DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
O GehleniteCa2Al(AlSiO7)
O QuartzSiO2
O SpurriteCa5(SiO4)2(CO3)
O AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
O AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
O Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
O ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
O Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
O BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
O HausmanniteMn2+Mn23+O4
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
O CupriteCu2O
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
O AnglesitePbSO4
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
O MinrecorditeCaZn(CO3)2
O WillemiteZn2SiO4
O SmithsoniteZnCO3
O PlattneritePbO2
O HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
O AdamiteZn2(AsO4)(OH)
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
F ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
NaSodium
Na AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Na AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Na Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mg BruciteMg(OH)2
Mg DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Mg Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
AlAluminium
Al ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Al Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Al GehleniteCa2Al(AlSiO7)
Al AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Al Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
SiSilicon
Si Opal (var: Wood Opal)SiO2 · nH2O
Si Opal (var: Opal-AN)SiO2 · nH2O
Si ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Si Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Si WollastoniteCaSiO3
Si DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Si GehleniteCa2Al(AlSiO7)
Si QuartzSiO2
Si SpurriteCa5(SiO4)2(CO3)
Si AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Si AlbiteNa(AlSi3O8)
Si Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Si Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
Si HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Si WillemiteZn2SiO4
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
PPhosphorus
P ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
SSulfur
S ProustiteAg3AsS3
S ChalcociteCu2S
S GalenaPbS
S AcanthiteAg2S
S BaryteBaSO4
S Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
S Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
S AntleriteCu3(SO4)(OH)4
S CelestineSrSO4
S Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
S SulphurS8
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S CovelliteCuS
S AnglesitePbSO4
ClChlorine
Cl ChlorargyriteAgCl
Cl Chlorargyrite (var: Bromian Chlorargyrite)Ag(Cl,Br)
Cl ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
CaCalcium
Ca Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca WollastoniteCaSiO3
Ca DiopsideCaMgSi2O6
Ca GehleniteCa2Al(AlSiO7)
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca SpurriteCa5(SiO4)2(CO3)
Ca Tremolite☐{Ca2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Ca ApatiteCa5(PO4)3(Cl/F/OH)
Ca Cancrinite(Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca MinrecorditeCaZn(CO3)2
VVanadium
V DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
MnManganese
Mn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Mn BrauniteMn2+Mn63+(SiO4)O8
Mn HausmanniteMn2+Mn23+O4
FeIron
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Fe AegirineNaFe3+Si2O6
Fe MagnetiteFe2+Fe23+O4
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
CoCobalt
Co ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Co SkutteruditeCoAs3
NiNickel
Ni Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
CuCopper
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu ChalcociteCu2S
Cu ChrysocollaCu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Cu CopperCu
Cu Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Cu AntleriteCu3(SO4)(OH)4
Cu CupriteCu2O
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu CovelliteCuS
ZnZinc
Zn Serpentine SubgroupD3[Si2O5](OH)4 D = Mg, Fe, Ni, Mn, Al, Zn
Zn DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
Zn HemimorphiteZn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Zn MinrecorditeCaZn(CO3)2
Zn WillemiteZn2SiO4
Zn SmithsoniteZnCO3
Zn HydrozinciteZn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Zn AdamiteZn2(AsO4)(OH)
AsArsenic
As ProustiteAg3AsS3
As ErythriteCo3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
As Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
As SkutteruditeCoAs3
As AdamiteZn2(AsO4)(OH)
BrBromine
Br BromargyriteAgBr
Br Chlorargyrite (var: Bromian Chlorargyrite)Ag(Cl,Br)
SrStrontium
Sr StrontianiteSrCO3
Sr CelestineSrSO4
MoMolybdenum
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
AgSilver
Ag ProustiteAg3AsS3
Ag ChlorargyriteAgCl
Ag SilverAg
Ag BromargyriteAgBr
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
Ag Chlorargyrite (var: Bromian Chlorargyrite)Ag(Cl,Br)
SbAntimony
Sb Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb DescloizitePbZn(VO4)(OH)
Pb AnglesitePbSO4
Pb PlattneritePbO2

References

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Tritlla, J., Levresse, G., Corona-Esquivel, R., Banks, D.; Lamadrid, H. y Bourdet, J. (2006) Depositos de Pb-Zn-Ba-F-(Cu-Sr) epigeneticos estratoligados en series sedimentarias en relacion con salmueras de cuenca depositos de tipo « Mississippi Valley » (MVT) y similares. Boletín de la Sociedad Geologica Mexicana LVIII, 83-103
Kyle, J. R., Ahn, H., & Gilg, H. A. (2018). Nature and origin of the nonsulfide zinc deposits in the Sierra Mojada District, Coahuila, Mexico: constraints from regional geology, petrography, and isotope analyses. Mineralium Deposita, 1-22.

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