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Mexico

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Mina Ojuela, Mapimí, Durango, México

Ojuela Mine, Mapimí, Mun. de Mapimí, Durango, Mexico
Mexican working in the opal mine

Magdalena, Mun. de Magdalena, Jalisco, Mexico
Gateway to Huaxical mine in Magdalena.

Magdalena, Mun. de Magdalena, Jalisco, Mexico
Mina Ojuela, Mapimí, Durango, México

Ojuela Mine, Mapimí, Mun. de Mapimí, Durango, Mexico
Mexican working in the opal mine

Magdalena, Mun. de Magdalena, Jalisco, Mexico
Gateway to Huaxical mine in Magdalena.

Magdalena, Mun. de Magdalena, Jalisco, Mexico
Mina Ojuela, Mapimí, Durango, México

Ojuela Mine, Mapimí, Mun. de Mapimí, Durango, Mexico
Mexican working in the opal mine

Magdalena, Mun. de Magdalena, Jalisco, Mexico
 
Area:1,972,550 km2
Name(s) in local language(s):México


Mexico is a federation of 31 free and sovereign states. The states are divided into municipalities, the smallest administrative political entity in the country.

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

Acanthite

'Achrematite'

Actinolite

Adamite

var: Alumino Adamite

var: Cuprian Adamite

var: Manganoan Adamite

Adrianite (TL)

Aegirine

Aenigmatite

Aerinite

Aeschynite-(Y)

Agardite-(Y)

Aguilarite (TL)

Aikinite

Akaganeite

Aktashite

Alabandite

Alamosite (TL)

Albite

var: Andesine

var: Oligoclase

var: Peristerite

'Albite-Anorthite Series'

Alforsite

'Alkali Feldspar'

Allanite-(Ce)

'Allanite Group'

Allendeite (TL)

Allophane

Almandine

Altaite

'Alum Group'

Alunite

Alunogen

'Amber'

Amphibole Supergroup

var: Byssolite

var: Uralite

Analcime

Anatase

Andalusite

'Andorite'

Andorite VI

var: Nakaseite

Andradite

var: Demantoid

var: Melanite

var: Topazolite

'Andradite-Grossular Series'

Anglesite

Anhydrite

Ankerite

Annabergite

Anorthite

var: Bytownite

'Anorthoclase'

Anthonyite

Antimony

Antlerite

'Apatite'

'var: Carbonate-rich Apatite'

'var: Collophane'

Aphthitalite

'Apophyllite'

Aragonite

var: Flos Ferri

Arcanite

Ardealite

Argentojarosite

Argentopyrite

Argentotennantite

Argyrodite

Armalcolite

Arsenbrackebuschite

Arsendescloizite

Arsenic

Arseniosiderite

'Arsenobismite'

Arsenopyrite

'Arsenostephanite'

'Asbestos'

Asbolane

Atacamite

Augite

var: Fassaite

var: Ferroaugite

Aurichalcite

'Aurobismuthinite'

'Austenite'

Austinite

var: Cuprian Austinite

Awaruite

Axinite-(Fe)

'Axinite Group'

Axinite-(Mn)

Azurite

Baddeleyite

Baileychlore

'Bakerite'

Balkanite

Bambollaite (TL)

'Barcenite'

Baryte

Bassanite

Bayldonite

Bazirite

Beaverite-(Cu)

Beckettite (TL)

Becquerelite

Beidellite

Benleonardite (TL)

Bernalite

Berthierite

Bertrandite

Beryl

var: Aquamarine

var: Heliodor

var: Morganite

Berzelianite

Beudantite

Beusite

Billingsleyite

'Bindheimite'

'Biotite'

Birnessite

Bismite

Bismuth

Bismuthinite

Bismutite

'Bitumen'

Bixbyite

Blakeite

Bogdanovite

Bohdanowiczite

Böhmite

Boleite (TL)

Boltwoodite

Bornite

Boulangerite

Bournonite

Boyleite

Braunite

'Brewsterite'

Brezinaite

Brochantite

Bromargyrite (TL)

Brucite

Brushite

Burckhardtite (TL)

Burnettite (TL)

Bustamite

Butianite (TL)

Byströmite (TL)

Cacoxenite

Cahnite

Calcite

var: Cobaltoan Calcite

var: Iceland Spar

var: Limestone Onyx

Caledonite

Calomel

Cancrinite

Carlfriesite (TL)

Carlsbergite

Carminite

Carnotite

Caryopilite

Cassiterite

var: Wood Tin

Celadonite

Celestine

Celsian

Cerchiaraite-(Fe)

Cerianite-(Ce)

Cerussite

Cervantite

Cervelleite (TL)

Cesbronite (TL)

'Chabazite'

Chalcanthite

Chalcocite

Chalcomenite

Chalcophanite

Chalcopyrite

Chalcostibite

Chamosite

Chapmanite

Chenevixite

Chiavennite

Chlorapatite

Chlorargyrite

var: Bromian Chlorargyrite

'Chlorite Group'

Choloalite (TL)

Chromite

Chrysocolla

Chrysotile

Cinnabar

Claringbullite

Clausthalite

'Clays'

Cliffordite (TL)

Clinoatacamite

Clinochlore

var: Pennine

Clinoclase

Clinohumite

'Clinoptilolite'

'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'

Clinozoisite

Clintonite

Cobaltite

'Cocinerite'

Cohenite

Colemanite

Colimaite (TL)

Coloradoite

Columbite-(Fe)

'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'

Conichalcite

Copiapite

Copper

Corkite

Cornwallite

Coronadite

Corundum

Cosalite (TL)

Coulsonite

Covellite

Crandallite

Creaseyite

Crednerite

Creedite

Cristobalite (TL)

Crocoite

Cronstedtite

Cryolithionite

Cryptomelane

Cubanite

Cumengeite (TL)

Cummingtonite

Cuprite

Cuprosklodowskite

Cuprotungstite (TL)

Cuzticite (TL)

Danalite

Danburite

Datolite

Daubréelite (TL)

Davisite (TL)

Dawsonite

Delafossite

Denningite (TL)

Descloizite

var: Cuprian Descloizite

'Desert Rose'

Devilline

Diamond

Diaphorite

Dickite

Digenite

Diopside

var: Chromian Diopside

'Diopside-Hedenbergite Series'

Dioptase

Djurleite (TL)

Dmisteinbergite

Dolomite

var: Teruelite

Dravite

'Dravite-Schorl Series'

Dufrénite

Dufrénoysite

Duftite

Dugganite

Durangite (TL)

Dussertite

Dyscrasite

Eglestonite

Elbaite

'Electrum'

Emmonsite

Emplectite

Enargite

Enstatite

Epidote

Epsomite

Eringaite

Erlichmanite

Erythrite

Esperanzaite (TL)

Eztlite (TL)

Famatinite

Fayalite

'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'

Feitknechtite

'Feldspar Group'

Felsőbányaite

Ferberite

'Fergusonite'

Fergusonite-(Y)

Ferrimolybdite

Fischesserite

Fizélyite

Fluoborite

Fluorapatite

var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite

Fluorapophyllite-(K)

Fluor-buergerite (TL)

Fluorellestadite

var: Wilkeite

Fluorite

Fornacite

Forsterite

Franklinite

Freibergite

Freieslebenite

Fukalite

Gahnite

Galena

var: Argentiferous Galena

Galenobismutite

'Garnet'

Gaylussite

Gearksutite

Geffroyite

Gehlenite

Gersdorffite

Gillespite

Giraudite

Gismondine-Ca

Glaucodot

Goethite

Gold

Goldfieldite

Goslarite

Graemite

Graftonite

Graphite

var: Cliftonite

Greenockite

Grossite

Grossmanite (TL)

Grossular

'Grossular-Hibschite Series'

Groutite

Gruzdevite

Guanajuatite (TL)

Guanine

Gypsum

var: Selenite

Haiweeite

Hakite

Halite

'Halloysite'

Halloysite-10Å

Halotrichite

Harmotome

Hausmannite

Hawleyite

Haxonite (TL)

Haycockite

Heazlewoodite

Hedenbergite

var: Ferrosalite

Hedyphane

Helvine

Hematite

var: Martite

var: Specularite

Hemimorphite

Henryite

Hercynite

Hessite

Hetaerolite

Heterogenite

'Heulandite'

Heulandite-Ca

Hexahydrite

Hexamolybdenum (TL)

Heyrovskýite

Hibbingite

Hibonite

Hibonite-(Fe) (TL)

'Hickoryite'

Hidalgoite (TL)

Hillebrandite (TL)

Hisingerite

Hollandite

Hollingworthite

'Hornblende'

Howlite

Hübnerite

Humite

Hutcheonite (TL)

Huttonite

Hydrobiotite

Hydrohetaerolite

Hydromagnesite

Hydroniumjarosite

Hydroxyapophyllite-(K)

Hydroxylapatite

var: Carbonate-rich Hydroxylapatite

Hydrozincite

'Hypersthene'

Ianthinite

Ilmenite

Ilsemannite

Ilvaite

'Indicolite'

Inesite

Iodargyrite (TL)

Irarsite

Iriginite

Iron

var: Kamacite

var: Martensite

Jacobsite

Jadeite

Jaffeite

Jalpaite (TL)

Jamesonite

Jarosite

Jeanbandyite

Jennite

Jensenite

Johannsenite

Johnsomervilleite

Jordanite

Jordisite

Kalsilite

Kamiokite

Kangite (TL)

Kaolinite

Kasolite

'Kehoeite'

Kermesite

'K Feldspar'

'var: Adularia'

'var: Valencianite'

Khamrabaevite

Khinite

Kingsmountite

Kinichilite

Kirkiite

Kirschsteinite

Klockmannite

Kobeite-(Y)

Kobellite

Kobyashevite

Kolymite

Kosmochlor (TL)

Kostovite

Köttigite

Krausite

Krennerite

Kuranakhite

Kushiroite

Kutnohorite

'Labradorite'

Larsenite

Laumontite

Laurite

Lead

Leadamalgam

Legrandite (TL)

Lepidocrocite

'Lepidolite'

Leucite

Leucophosphite

Leucoxene

Libethenite

'Limonite'

Linarite

Lindströmite

Linnaeite

var: Auriferous Linnaeite

Lipscombite

Litharge

Livingstonite (TL)

Löllingite

Lotharmeyerite (TL)

Luanheite

Ludlamite

Luzonite

Mackayite

Mackinawite

Maghemite

Magnesite

Magnetite

var: Titaniferous Magnetite

Majindeite (TL)

Malachite

'Manganese Oxides'

Manganite

Manganlotharmeyerite

'Manganoan Calcite'

Manganosite

Mansfieldite

var: Cobaltian Mansfieldite

Mapimite (TL)

Marcasite

Margaritasite (TL)

Margarite

Massicot

Matildite

Maucherite

Meionite

Melanterite

'Melilite Group'

Mendozavilite-NaFe (TL)

Meneghinite

Mercury

Merrillite

Mesolite

Metacinnabar

var: Guadalcazarite

var: Onofrite

var: Selenian Metacinnabar

Metaköttigite (TL)

Metaschoepite

Metatorbernite

Metatyuyamunite

'Meteoritic Iron'

'Meurigite'

Meyerhofferite

Miargyrite

'Mica Group'

Microcline

Miersite

Miguelromeroite (TL)

Milarite

Millerite

Mimetite

Minium

Minrecordite

Mirabilite

Mixite

Moctezumite (TL)

Moluranite

Molybdenite

'Molybdenite-3R'

Molybdite

Molybdomenite

Monazite-(Ce)

Monipite (TL)

Monohydrocalcite

Montbrayite

Montgomeryite

Monticellite

Montmorillonite

Montroydite

Mordenite

Mosesite

Mottramite

var: Duhamelite

Mroseite (TL)

Murdochite

Muscovite

var: Illite

var: Sericite

Nacrite

Nagyágite

Nahcolite

Namibite

Nantokite

Nasledovite

Natanite

'Native Amalgam'

Natrojarosite

Natrolite

Naumannite

Neotocite

Nepheline

Nickeline

Nifontovite

Nimite

Niter

Nontronite

Nováčekite-I

Nsutite

Nuffieldite

Nuwaite (TL)

'Obsidian
var: Rainbow Obsidian'

Ogdensburgite

Ojuelaite (TL)

Okenite

Olivenite

'Olivine'

Omphacite

Onofrite (of Köhler)

Opal

var: Cherry Opal

var: Common Opal

var: Contra Luz Opal

var: Fire Opal

var: Mexican Fire Opal

var: Opal-AN

var: Opal-CT

var: Precious Fire Opal

var: Precious Opal

var: Wood Opal

Ordoñezite (TL)

Orpiment

Orthobrannerite

Orthoclase

'Orthopyroxene Subgroup'

Orthoserpierite

Ottrélite

Ourayite

Pabstite

Palygorskite

Panguite (TL)

Paqueite (TL)

Paradamite (TL)

Paradocrasite

Paraguanajuatite (TL)

Paramendozavilite (TL)

Paraschachnerite

Parasymplesite

Paratacamite

Paratellurite (TL)

Parisite-(Ce)

Pauflerite

Pearceite

Pectolite

Pellyite

Pentlandite

Percylite

Perovskite

Perrierite-(Ce)

'Petroleum'

Petrovicite

Petzite

Pharmacolite

Pharmacosiderite

Phenakite

'Phengite'

'Phillipsite'

Phlogopite

Phosgenite

Phosphohedyphane

Phosphuranylite

Pickeringite

Pigeonite

Plagionite

Plancheite

Platinum

Plattnerite

'Plessite'

Plumbojarosite

Plumbotellurite

Polybasite

Polybasite-Tac

Polycrase-(Y)

Polyhalite

Portlandite

Poubaite

Poughite (TL)

Powellite

Prehnite

Priceite

Prosopite

Proudite

Proustite

Pseudoboleite (TL)

Pseudobrookite

Pseudomalachite

'Psilomelane'

Pumpellyite-(Mg)

Pyrargyrite

Pyrite

var: Cupriferous Pyrite

'Pyrobitumen'

Pyrochlore Supergroup

var: Betafite (of Hogarth 1977)

Pyrolusite

Pyromorphite

Pyrophyllite

'Pyrosmalite'

Pyrostilpnite

'Pyroxene Group'

Pyroxmangite

Pyrrhotite

Quartz

var: "Herkimer-style" Quartz

var: Agate

var: Amethyst

var: Chalcedony

var: Citrine

var: Crazy Lace Agate

var: Ferruginous Quartz

var: Fire Agate

var: Fortification Agate

var: Jasper

var: Laguna Agate

var: Mexican Lace Agate

var: Moss Agate

var: Rock Crystal

var: Rutilated Quartz

var: Sceptre Quartz

var: Smoky Quartz

Quetzalcoatlite (TL)

Ramdohrite

Rammelsbergite

Ramsdellite

Ranciéite

Raspite

Realgar

'Rhenium'

Rhodochrosite

Rhodonite

Rhönite

Rickardite

Riebeckite

Romanèchite

Rosasite

Rozenite

Rozhdestvenskayaite (TL)

Rustumite

Ruthenium

Rutile

Safflorite

'Sagenite'

Salammoniac

Sampleite

Sanbornite

Sanidine

Sanmartinite

Santafeite

Saponite

Sarcopside

Sauconite

'Scapolite'

'var: Wernerite'

Schachnerite

Scheelite

var: Cuprian Scheelite

Schmitterite (TL)

Schoepite

Schorl

Schreibersite

Schulenbergite

Schwartzembergite

Scolecite

Scorodite

Scrutinyite

Sedovite

Segnitite

Selenium

Selenopolybasite

'Selenopolybasite-Tac'

Senarmontite

Sepiolite

'Serpentine Subgroup'

Serpierite

Sewardite

Shattuckite

Shcherbinaite

Siderite

Sillénite (TL)

Silver

Sinnerite

Skippenite

Sklodowskite

Skutterudite

'Smectite Group'

Smithsonite

var: Herrerite

'Snottite'

Sodalite

Soddyite

'Sodic plagioclase'

Sonoraite (TL)

Spangolite

Sphalerite

var: Marmatite

Spinel

Spiroffite (TL)

Spodumene

Spurrite (TL)

Stanfieldite

Stannite

Starkeyite

Staurolite

Stephanite

Sternbergite

Stibarsen

'Stibiconite'

'Stibiobismuthinite'

Stibnite

Stichtite

'Stilbite'

Stilpnomelane

Stolzite

'Strawberry Quartz'

Strengite

Stromeyerite

Strontianite

Stützite

Sulphur

Sylvanite

Sylvite

Symplesite

Taenite

Talc

Tangeite

'Tapalpite'

Taramellite

Taranakite

Tazheranite

Teineite

Tellurite

Tellurium

Tennantite

Tenorite

Terlinguaite

Tetradymite

Tetrahedrite

Tetrataenite

'Thénardite'

Thomsonite-Ca

Thorianite

Thorite

Thorutite

'Thunder Egg'

Tiemannite

Tintinaite

Tistarite (TL)

Titanite

Titantaramellite (TL)

Tlalocite (TL)

Tlapallite (TL)

Tobermorite

Todorokite

Topaz

Torbernite

'Tourmaline'

Tremolite

Tridymite (TL)

Troilite

Tschermakite

Tsumcorite

Tsumoite

Tugarinovite

Tungstite

'Turgite'

Turquoise

Twinnite

Tyrolite

Tyuyamunite

Ulexite

Ullmannite

'UM1971-21-SiO:AlCaMgTi'

'UM1978-08-O:AlCaCrFeMgTi'

Umangite

'Unnamed (Ag-Fe Sulphide)'

'Unnamed (Fe-Cr Oxide)'

'Unnamed (Mn-Pb Hydroxide)'

'Unnamed (Paramendozavilite-related)'

Uraninite

var: Pitchblende

Uranophane

Uranophane-β

Uranopolycrase

'Uvite Series'

Valentinite

Vanadinite (TL)

var: Arsenatian Vanadinite

Vanadium (TL)

Variscite

Veatchite

Veenite

Vermiculite

Vésigniéite

Vesuvianite

Veszelyite

Vikingite

Violarite

Vivianite

Volborthite

Voltaite

Vorlanite

'Wad'

Wadalite

Wairakite

Wardsmithite

Wavellite

Weeksite

Whewellite

Whitlockite

Wickmanite

Willemite

Witherite

Wittichenite

'Wolframite'

Wollastonite

'Wollastonite-1A'

'Wollastonite-2M'

Woodruffite

Wulfenite

Wurtzite

Wüstite

Xanthoconite

Xenotime-(Y)

Xocolatlite (TL)

Xocomecatlite (TL)

Xonotlite (TL)

Yafsoanite

Yecoraite (TL)

Zapatalite (TL)

Zemannite (TL)

'Zeolite Group'

Zeunerite

Zincrosasite

Zinkenite

Zircon

Zoisite


733 valid minerals. 87 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Geochronology

Mineralization age: Cenozoic : 63.5 Ma to .00005 Ma

Important note: This table is based only on rock and mineral ages recorded below and is not necessarily a complete representation of the geochronology, but does give an indication of possible mineralization events relevant to this locality. As more age information is added this table may expand in the future. A break in the table simply indicates a lack of data entered here, not necessarily a break in the geologic sequence. Grey background entries are from different, related, localities.

Geologic TimeRocks, Minerals and Events
Phanerozoic
 Cenozoic
  Quaternary
   Anthropocene
ⓘ Andesite.00005 MaParicutin volcano, Uruapan del Progreso (Uruapan), Michoacan, Mexico
    
   
  Paleogene
   Eocene
ⓘ Molybdenite (youngest age)49.7 MaTameapa Mine, Tameapa, Mun. de Badiraguato, Sinaloa, Mexico
   Paleocene
ⓘ Molybdenite (oldest age)63.5 MaMilpillas Mine, Cuitaca, Mun. de Santa Cruz, Sonora, Mexico

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