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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
Name in French:Mexique
Name in German:Mexiko
Name in Italian:Messico
Name in Russian:Мексика
Name in Simplified Chinese:墨西哥
Name in Spanish:México
Name in Afrikaans:Meksiko
Name in Albanian:Meksika
Name in Arabic:المكسيك
Name in Belarusian:Мексіка
Name in Bulgarian:Мексико
Name in Catalan:Mèxic
Name in Czech:Mexiko
Name in Danish:Mexico
Name in Dutch:Mexico
Name in Estonian:Mehhiko
Name in Farsi/Persian:مکزیک
Name in Finnish:Meksiko
Name in Galician:México
Name in Greek:Μεξικό
Name in Hebrew:מקסיקו
Name in Hindi:मेक्सिको
Name in Hungarian:Mexikó
Name in Icelandic:Mexíkó
Name in Indonesian:Meksiko
Name in Irish Gaelic:Meicsiceo
Name in Japanese:メキシコ
Name in Korean:멕시코
Name in Latvian:Meksika
Name in Lithuanian:Meksika
Name in Macedonian:Мексико
Name in Norwegian:Mexico
Name in Polish:Meksyk
Name in Portuguese:México
Name in Romanian:Mexic
Name in Serbian:Мексико
Name in Slovak:Mexiko
Name in Slovenian:Mehika
Name in Swahili:Mexiko
Name in Swedish:Mexiko
Name in Tagalog:Mehiko
Name in Thai:ประเทศเม็กซิโก
Name in Turkish:Meksika
Name in Ukrainian:Мексика
Name in Vietnamese:México
Name in Welsh:Mecsico
Area:1,972,550 km2
Locality type:Country


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

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741 valid minerals. 88 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Localities: Reported from at least 213 localities in this region.
'Acapulcoite meteorite'
'Achrematite'
Actinolite
Formula: ☐{Ca2}{Mg4.5-2.5Fe0.5-2.5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 29 localities in this region.
Adamite
Formula: Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
Adamite var: Alumino Adamite
Formula: (Zn,Al)2AsO4(OH)
Adamite var: Cuprian Adamite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)2AsO4OH
Adamite var: Manganoan Adamite
Formula: (Zn,Mn)2(AsO4)(OH)
Adrianite (TL)
Formula: Ca12(Al4Mg3Si7)O32Cl6
Reference: Ma, C. and Krot, A.N. (2014) Adrianite, IMA 2014-028. CNMNC Newsletter No. 21, August 2014, page 801; Mineralogical Magazine, 78, 797-804; Ma, C. and Krot, A.N. (2018) Adrianite, Ca12(Al4Mg3Si7)O32Cl6, a new Cl-rich silicate mineral from the Allende meteorite: An alteration phase in a Ca-Al-rich inclusion. American Mineralogist: 103: 1329-1334.
Aegirine
Formula: NaFe3+Si2O6
Aenigmatite
Formula: Na4[Fe2+10Ti2]O4[Si12O36]
Aerinite
Formula: (Ca5.1Na0.5)(Fe3+,Al,Fe2+,Mg)4(Al,Mg)6[HSi12O36(OH)12][(CO3)1.2(H2O)12]
Aeschynite-(Y)
Formula: (Y,Ln,Ca,Th)(Ti,Nb)2(O,OH)6
Agardite-(Y)
Formula: YCu6(AsO4)3(OH)6 · 3H2O
Aguilarite (TL)
Formula: Ag4SeS
Reference: Can Min 12 (1974), 365; Clark, 1993 - "Hey's Mineral Index, 3rd Edition"; Panczner (1987): 86.
Aikinite
Formula: PbCuBiS3
Akaganeite
Formula: (Fe3+,Ni2+)8(OH,O)16Cl1.25 · nH2O
Aktashite
Formula: Cu6Hg3As4S12
Alabandite
Formula: MnS
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Alamosite (TL)
Formula: PbSiO3
Reference: [Amer.J.Sci., ser. 4 (1909) 27, 399; Clark, 1993 - "Hey's Mineral Index, 3rd Edition"]
Albite
Formula: Na(AlSi3O8)
Localities: Reported from at least 30 localities in this region.
Albite var: Andesine
Formula: (Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
Albite var: Oligoclase
Formula: (Na,Ca)[Al(Si,Al)Si2O8]
'Albite-Anorthite Series'
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Alforsite
Formula: Ba5(PO4)3Cl
'Alkali Feldspar'
Allanite-(Ce)
Formula: {CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
'Allanite Group'
Formula: {A12+REE3+}{M3+2M32+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Allendeite (TL)
Formula: Sc4Zr3O12
Reference: Ma, C., Beckett, J.R., Rossman, G.R. (2014): Allendeite (Sc4Zr3O12) and hexamolybdenum (Mo,Ru,Fe), two new minerals from an ultrarefractory inclusion from the Allende meteorite. American Mineralogist, 99, 654-666
Allophane
Formula: (Al2O3)(SiO2)1.3-2 · 2.5-3H2O
Almandine
Formula: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Altaite
Formula: PbTe
'Alum Group'
Formula: XAl(SO4)2 · 12H2O
Alunite
Formula: KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Alunogen
Formula: Al2(SO4)3 · 17H2O
'Amber'
'Amphibole Supergroup'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Amphibole Supergroup var: Byssolite'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
'Amphibole Supergroup var: Uralite'
Formula: AX2Z5((Si,Al,Ti)8O22)(OH,F,Cl,O)2
Analcime
Formula: Na(AlSi2O6) · H2O
Anatase
Formula: TiO2
Andalusite
Formula: Al2(SiO4)O
'Andesite'
'Andorite'
Formula: AgPbSb3S6
Andorite VI
Formula: AgPbSb3S6
Andorite VI var: Nakaseite
Formula: CuAg3Pb4Sb12S24
Andradite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Localities: Reported from at least 27 localities in this region.
Andradite var: Demantoid
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Andradite var: Melanite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Andradite var: Topazolite
Formula: Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
'Andradite-Grossular Series'
Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 50 localities in this region.
Anhydrite
Formula: CaSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
Ankerite
Formula: Ca(Fe2+,Mg)(CO3)2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Annabergite
Formula: Ni3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Anorthite
Formula: Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Anorthite var: Bytownite
Formula: (Ca,Na)[Al(Al,Si)Si2O8]
'Anorthoclase'
Formula: (Na,K)AlSi3O8
Anthonyite
Formula: Cu(OH,Cl)2 · 3H2O
Antimony
Formula: Sb
Antlerite
Formula: Cu3(SO4)(OH)4
'Apatite'
Localities: Reported from at least 24 localities in this region.
'Apatite var: Carbonate-rich Apatite'
'Apatite var: Collophane'
Aphthitalite
Formula: (K,Na)3Na(SO4)2
'Aplite'
'Apophyllite'
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 25 localities in this region.
Aragonite var: Flos Ferri
Formula: CaCO3
Arcanite
Formula: K2SO4
Ardealite
Formula: Ca2(HPO4)(SO4) · 4H2O
Argentojarosite
Formula: AgFe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Argentopyrite
Formula: AgFe2S3
Argentotennantite
Formula: Ag6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Argyrodite
Formula: Ag8GeS6
Armalcolite
Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)Ti2O5
Arsenbrackebuschite
Formula: Pb2Fe3+(AsO4)2(OH)
Arsendescloizite
Formula: PbZn(AsO4)(OH)
Arsenic
Formula: As
Arseniosiderite
Formula: Ca2Fe3+3(AsO4)3O2 · 3H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Arsenopyrite
Formula: FeAsS
Localities: Reported from at least 69 localities in this region.
'Arsenostephanite'
Formula: Ag5(As,Sb)S4
'Asbestos'
Asbolane
Formula: (Ni,Co)2-xMn4+(O,OH)4 · nH2O
Atacamite
Formula: Cu2(OH)3Cl
Localities: Reported from at least 11 localities in this region.
Augite
Formula: (CaxMgyFez)(Mgy1Fez1)Si2O6
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Augite var: Fassaite
Formula: (Ca,Na)(Mg,Fe2+,Al,Fe3+,Ti)[(Si,Al)2O6]
Augite var: Ferroaugite
Aurichalcite
Formula: (Zn,Cu)5(CO3)2(OH)6
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
'Aurobismuthinite'
'Austenite'
Formula: (Fe,C)
Austinite
Formula: CaZn(AsO4)(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Austinite var: Cuprian Austinite
Formula: CaZn(AsO4)(OH)
Awaruite
Formula: Ni3Fe
Axinite-(Fe)
Formula: Ca2Fe2+Al2BSi4O15OH
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
'Axinite Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Axinite-(Mn)
Formula: Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH)
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 136 localities in this region.
Babingtonite
Formula: Ca2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Baddeleyite
Formula: ZrO2
Baileychlore
Formula: (Zn,Fe2+,Al,Mg)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH)8
Balkanite
Formula: Cu9Ag5HgS8
Bambollaite (TL)
Formula: Cu(Se,Te)2
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist(1972) 11, 738-742; Panczner(1987):108-336.; Bonev, I. K., Petrunov, R., Cook, N. J., & Ciobanu, C. L. (2005). Kostovite and its argentian varieties: Deposits and mineral associations. Geochem. Mineral. Petrol.(Bulg. Acad. Sci.), 42, 1-22.
'Barcenite'
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 95 localities in this region.
'Basalt'
Bassanite
Formula: CaSO4 · 0.5H2O
Bayldonite
Formula: PbCu3(AsO4)2(OH)2
Bazirite
Formula: BaZr(Si3O9)
Beaverite-(Cu)
Formula: Pb(Fe3+2Cu)(SO4)2(OH)6
Beckettite (TL)
Formula: Ca2V6Al6O20
Reference: Ma, C., Paque, J. and Tschauner, O. (2015) Beckettite, IMA 2015-001. CNMNC Newsletter No. 25, June 2015, page 531; Mineralogical Magazine, 79, 529-535; Ma, C., Paque, J., & Tschauner, O. (2016, March). Discovery of Beckettite, Ca2V6Al6O20, a New Alteration Mineral in a V-Rich Ca-Al-Rich Inclusion from Allende. In Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (Vol. 47, p. 1704).
Becquerelite
Formula: Ca(UO2)6O4(OH)6 · 8H2O
Beidellite
Formula: (Na,Ca0.5)0.3Al2((Si,Al)4O10)(OH)2 · nH2O
Benleonardite (TL)
Formula: [Ag6(Sb,As)2S6Te] [Ag9Cu(S,Te)2Te2]
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine(1986) 50, 681-686
Bernalite
Formula: Fe(OH)3 · nH2O (n = 0.0 to 0.25)
Berthierite
Formula: FeSb2S4
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Bertrandite
Formula: Be4(Si2O7)(OH)2
Beryl
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Beryl var: Aquamarine
Formula: Be3Al2Si6O18
Beryl var: Heliodor
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Beryl var: Morganite
Formula: Be3Al2(Si6O18)
Berzelianite
Formula: Cu2Se
Beudantite
Formula: PbFe3(AsO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Beusite
Formula: Mn2+Mn2+2 (PO4)2
Billingsleyite
Formula: Ag7AsS6
'Bindheimite'
Formula: Pb2Sb2O6O
'Biotite'
Localities: Reported from at least 33 localities in this region.
Birnessite
Formula: (Na,Ca)0.5(Mn4+,Mn3+)2O4 · 1.5H2O
Bismite
Formula: Bi2O3
Bismuth
Formula: Bi
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Bismuthinite
Formula: Bi2S3
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
Bismutite
Formula: (BiO)2CO3
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
'Bitumen'
Bixbyite
Formula: Mn3+2O3
Blakeite
Formula: Fe3+2[TeO3]3 (?)
Bogdanovite
Formula: (Au,Te,Pb)3(Cu,Fe)
Locality: Sonora, Mexico
Bohdanowiczite
Formula: AgBiSe2
Böhmite
Formula: AlO(OH)
Boleite (TL)
Formula: KPb26Ag9Cu24(OH)48Cl62
Reference: Bull. Soc. fr. Min. Crist. (1891): 14, 283; 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: 79.
Boltwoodite
Formula: (K,Na)(UO2)(SiO3OH) · 1.5H2O
Bornite
Formula: Cu5FeS4
Localities: Reported from at least 109 localities in this region.
Boulangerite
Formula: Pb5Sb4S11
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Bournonite
Formula: PbCuSbS3
Localities: Reported from at least 17 localities in this region.
Boyleite
Formula: (Zn,Mg)SO4 · 4H2O
Braunite
Formula: Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
'Breccia'
'Brewsterite'
Brezinaite
Formula: Cr3S4
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Localities: Reported from at least 20 localities in this region.
Bromargyrite (TL)
Formula: AgBr
Reference: L 1 (1987), 7; HB3 (1997)
Brucite
Formula: Mg(OH)2
Brushite
Formula: Ca(HPO4) · 2H2O
Burckhardtite (TL)
Formula: Pb2(Fe3+Te6+)[AlSi3O8]O6
Reference: AM 64 (1979), 355; HB2/1 (1995)
Burnettite (TL)
Formula: CaVAlSiO6
Reference: Ma, C. (2013) Burnettite, IMA 2013-054. CNMNC Newsletter No. 17, October 2013, page 3002; Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 2997-3005. ; Ma, C., Paque, J., & Tschauner, O. (2016, March). Discovery of Beckettite, Ca2V6Al6O20, a New Alteration Mineral in a V-Rich Ca-Al-Rich Inclusion from Allende. In Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (Vol. 47, p. 1704).
Bustamite
Formula: CaMn2+(Si2O6)
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Butianite (TL)
Formula: Ni6SnS2
Reference: Ma, C. (2016): Butianite, IMA 2016-028. CNMNC Newsletter No. 32, August 2016, page 920; Mineralogical Magazine: 80: 915–922
Byströmite (TL)
Formula: MgSb2O6
Reference: American Mineralogist, (1952) 37, 53-57; Panczner (1987):126.
Cacoxenite
Formula: Fe3+24AlO6(PO4)17(OH)12 · 75H2O
Cahnite
Formula: Ca2[B(OH)4](AsO4)
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 310 localities in this region.
Calcite var: Cobaltoan Calcite
Formula: (Ca,Co)CO3
Calcite var: Iceland Spar
Formula: CaCO3
Calcite var: Limestone Onyx
Formula: CaCO3
Caledonite
Formula: Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
'Caliche'
Calomel
Formula: (Hg2)2+Cl2
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Cancrinite
Formula: (Na,Ca,☐)8(Al6Si6O24)(CO3,SO4)2 · 2H2O
Carlfriesite (TL)
Formula: CaTe4+2Te6+O8
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine(1975) 40, 127-130; Lapis 2001(1), 11-40
Carlsbergite
Formula: CrN
Carminite
Formula: PbFe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)2
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Carnotite
Formula: K2(UO2)2(VO4)2 · 3H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Caryopilite
Formula: Mn2+3Si2O5(OH)4
Cassiterite
Formula: SnO2
Localities: Reported from at least 35 localities in this region.
Cassiterite var: Wood Tin
Formula: SnO2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Celadonite
Formula: K(Mg,Fe2+)Fe3+(Si4O10)(OH)2
Celestine
Formula: SrSO4
Localities: Reported from at least 24 localities in this region.
Celsian
Formula: Ba(Al2Si2O8)
Cerchiaraite-(Fe)
Formula: Ba4Fe3+4O3(OH)3(Si4O12)[Si2O3(OH)4]Cl
Cerianite-(Ce)
Formula: (Ce4+,Th)O2
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Localities: Reported from at least 110 localities in this region.
Cervantite
Formula: Sb3+Sb5+O4
Localities: Reported from at least 22 localities in this region.
Cervelleite (TL)
Formula: Ag4TeS
Reference: European Journal of Mineralogy(1989) 1, 371-380
Cesbronite (TL)
Formula: Cu2+3Te6+O4(OH)4
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine(1974) 39, 744-746; Panczner(1987).
'Chabazite'
Chalcanthite
Formula: CuSO4 · 5H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Chalcocite
Formula: Cu2S
Localities: Reported from at least 79 localities in this region.
Chalcomenite
Formula: CuSeO3 · 2H2O
Chalcophanite
Formula: (Zn,Fe,Mn)Mn3O7 · 3H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Localities: Reported from at least 279 localities in this region.
Chalcostibite
Formula: CuSbS2
Chamosite
Formula: (Fe2+,Mg,Al,Fe3+)6(Si,Al)4O10(OH,O)8
Chapmanite
Formula: Fe3+2Sb3+(Si2O5)O3(OH)
Chenevixite
Formula: Cu2Fe3+2(AsO4)2(OH)4
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
'Chert'
Chiavennite
Formula: CaMnBe2Si5O13(OH)2 · 2H2O
Chlorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3Cl
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
Localities: Reported from at least 60 localities in this region.
Chlorargyrite var: Bromian Chlorargyrite
Formula: Ag(Cl,Br)
'Chlorite Group'
Localities: Reported from at least 60 localities in this region.
Choloalite (TL)
Formula: (Cu,Sb)3(Pb,Ca)3(TeO3)6Cl
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine(1981) 44, 55-57; Panczner(1987).
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Localities: Reported from at least 18 localities in this region.
Chrysocolla
Formula: Cu2-xAlx(H2-xSi2O5)(OH)4 · nH2O
Localities: Reported from at least 62 localities in this region.
Chrysotile
Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
Localities: Reported from at least 83 localities in this region.
Claringbullite
Formula: Cu4ClF(OH)6
Clausthalite
Formula: PbSe
'Clay'
'Clays'
Cliffordite (TL)
Formula: (UO2)Te4+3O7
Reference: Amer.Min.(1969) 54, 697-701
Clinoatacamite
Formula: Cu2(OH)3Cl
Clinochlore
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Clinochlore var: Pennine
Formula: Mg5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
Clinoclase
Formula: Cu3(AsO4)(OH)3
Clinohumite
Formula: Mg9(SiO4)4F2
'Clinoptilolite'
Clinoptilolite-K
Formula: K6(Si30Al6)O72·20H2O
'Clinopyroxene Subgroup'
Clinozoisite
Formula: {Ca2}{Al3}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Clintonite
Formula: Ca(Mg,Al)3(Al3SiO10)(OH)2
'CM2 chondrite meteorite'
Cobaltite
Formula: CoAsS
'Cocinerite'
Cohenite
Formula: Fe3C
Colemanite
Formula: Ca[B3O4(OH)3] · H2O
Colimaite (TL)
Formula: K3VS4
Reference: Ostrooumov, M., Taran, Y., Arellano-Jiménez, M., Ponce, A., & Reyes-Gasga, J. (2009). Colimaite, K3VS4-a new potassium-vanadium sulfide mineral from the Colima volcano, State of Colima (Mexico). Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Geológicas, 26(3), 600-608.; Ostrooumov, M. and Taran, Y. (2015): Discovery of Native Vanadium, a New Mineral from the Colima Volcano, State of Colima (Mexico). Revista de la Sociedad Española de Mineralogía, 20, 109-110.
Coloradoite
Formula: HgTe
Columbite-(Fe)
Formula: FeNb2O6
'Columbite-(Fe)-Columbite-(Mn) Series'
Conichalcite
Formula: CaCu(AsO4)(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 13 localities in this region.
Copiapite
Formula: Fe2+Fe3+4(SO4)6(OH)2 · 20H2O
Copper
Formula: Cu
Localities: Reported from at least 42 localities in this region.
'commodity:Copper'
Formula: Cu
Cordierite
Formula: (Mg,Fe)2Al3(AlSi5O18)
Corkite
Formula: PbFe3(PO4)(SO4)(OH)6
Cornwallite
Formula: Cu5(AsO4)2(OH)4
Coronadite
Formula: Pb(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Cosalite (TL)
Formula: Pb2Bi2S5
Reference: Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 140, 114(1974); Dana 7:I:446.; Genth F A (1868) Contributions to mineralogy - No. VII, The American Journal of Science and Arts, 95, 305-321
Coulsonite
Formula: Fe2+V3+2O4
Covellite
Formula: CuS
Localities: Reported from at least 27 localities in this region.
Crandallite
Formula: CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Creaseyite
Formula: Pb2Cu2Fe3+2(Si4.67Al0.33)O15.33(OH)3 · H2O
Crednerite
Formula: CuMnO2
Creedite
Formula: Ca3SO4Al2F8(OH)2 · 2H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Cristobalite (TL)
Formula: SiO2
Reference: vom Rath (1887) Neues Jahrb. Min. Bd 1 p 198
Crocoite
Formula: PbCrO4
Cronstedtite
Formula: Fe2+2Fe3+((Si,Fe3+)2O5)(OH)4
Cryolithionite
Formula: Na3Li3[AlF6]2
Cryptomelane
Formula: K(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Cubanite
Formula: CuFe2S3
Cumengeite (TL)
Formula: Pb21Cu20Cl42(OH)40 · 6H2O
Reference: Bull.Soc.fr.Min.Crist. 16 (1893), 184; 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: 80; Mineralogical Record 5 (1973), 280-87; Min Mag 50 (1986), 157
Cummingtonite
Formula: ☐{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Cuprite
Formula: Cu2O
Localities: Reported from at least 44 localities in this region.
Cuprosklodowskite
Formula: Cu(UO2)2(SiO3OH]2 · 6H2O
Cuprotungstite (TL)
Formula: Cu2(WO4)(OH)2
Reference: Adam (1869) Tableau minéral: 32; 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: 1091.
Cuzticite (TL)
Formula: Fe3+2(TeO6) · 3H2O
Reference: Mineralogical Magazine(1982) 46, 257-259; Panczner(1987):108-336.
'CV3 chondrite meteorite'
Danalite
Formula: Be3Fe2+4(SiO4)3S
Danburite
Formula: CaB2Si2O8
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
Datolite
Formula: CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Datolite var: Bakerite
Formula: Ca4(H5B5Si3O20)
Daubréelite (TL)
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2S4
Reference: Arkiv Kemi Mineral. Geol. 17 (1943), 31; Smith J L (1876) Aragonite on the surface of a meteoric iron, and a new mineral (Daubréelite) in the concretions of the interior of the same, The American Journal of Science and Arts 112, 107-110 ; Smith J L (1878) On the composition of the new meteoric mineral daubréelite and its frequent, if not universal, occurrence in meteoric irons, The American Journal of Science and Arts 116, 270-272 ; Ramdohr, P. (1973). The Opaque Minerals in Stony Meteorites. Elsevier Publishing Company: Amsterdam, London: New York. 245 pages.; Buchwald, V. F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press. 1418 pages. ; Grady, M. M., Pratesi, G. & Moggi-Cecchi, V. (2015) Atlas of Meteorites. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, United Kingdom. 373 pages.; Clarke, Roy S., Jr., and Joseph I. Goldstein. (1978) Schreibersite Growth and Its Influence on the Metallography of Coarse-Structured Iron Meteorites. Smithsonian Contributions to the Earth Sciences, number 21, 80 pp
Davisite (TL)
Formula: CaScAlSiO6
Reference: Am. Min. 94,845(2009); Ma, C., Paque, J., & Tschauner, O. (2016, March). Discovery of Beckettite, Ca2V6Al6O20, a New Alteration Mineral in a V-Rich Ca-Al-Rich Inclusion from Allende. In Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (Vol. 47, p. 1704).
Dawsonite
Formula: NaAlCO3(OH)2
Delafossite
Formula: CuFeO2
Denningite (TL)
Formula: (Mn2+,Ca,Zn)Te4+2O5
Reference: Canadian Mineralogist(1962) 7, 340-341
Descloizite
Formula: PbZn(VO4)(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Descloizite var: Cuprian Descloizite
Formula: Pb(Zn,Cu)VO4OH
'Desert Rose'
Devilline
Formula: CaCu4(SO4)2(OH)6 · 3H2O
Diamond
Formula: C
Diaphorite
Formula: Ag3Pb2Sb3S8
Dickite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Digenite
Formula: Cu9S5
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Diopside
Formula: CaMgSi2O6
Localities: Reported from at least 36 localities in this region.
Diopside var: Chromian Diopside
Formula: Ca(Mg,Cr)Si2O6
'Diopside-Hedenbergite Series'
Dioptase
Formula: CuSiO3 · H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
'Diorite'
Djurleite (TL)
Formula: Cu31S16
Reference: Am Min 47 (1962), 1181-1184
Dmisteinbergite
Formula: Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Localities: Reported from at least 44 localities in this region.
Dolomite var: Teruelite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Dravite
Formula: Na(Mg3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
'Dravite-Schorl Series'
Dufrénite
Formula: Ca0.5Fe2+Fe3+5(PO4)4(OH)6 · 2H2O
Dufrénoysite
Formula: Pb2As2S5
Duftite
Formula: PbCu(AsO4)(OH)
Dugganite
Formula: Pb3Zn3(AsO4)2(TeO6)
Durangite (TL)
Formula: NaAl(AsO4)F
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: 830; Canadian Mineralogist (1985): 23: 241.; Brush G J (1869) On durangite, a fluo-arsenate from Durango in Mexico. American Journal of Science and Arts 98, 179-182
Dussertite
Formula: BaFe3+3(AsO4)(AsO3OH)(OH)6
Dyscrasite
Formula: Ag3Sb
Eglestonite
Formula: (Hg2+2)3OCl3(OH)
Elbaite
Formula: Na(Li1.5Al1.5)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 8 localities in this region.
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Emmonsite
Formula: Fe3+2(TeO3)3 · 2H2O
Emplectite
Formula: CuBiS2
Empressite
Formula: AgTe
Enargite
Formula: Cu3AsS4
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
'Endoskarn'
Enstatite
Formula: MgSiO3
Epidote
Formula: {Ca2}{Al2Fe3+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Localities: Reported from at least 72 localities in this region.
Epsomite
Formula: MgSO4 · 7H2O
Eringaite
Formula: Ca3Sc2(SiO4)3
Erlichmanite
Formula: OsS2
Erythrite
Formula: Co3(AsO4)2 · 8H2O
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Esperanzaite (TL)
Formula: NaCa2Al2(AsO4)2(OH)F4 · 2H2O
Reference: [Can. Mineral. (1999) 37, 67.; AmMin 85:263]
'Eucrite monomict breccia meteorite'
'Exoskarn'
Eztlite (TL)
Formula: Pb2+2Fe3+3(Te4+ O3)3(SO4)O2Cl
Reference: Min Mag 46 (1982), 257; Panczner(1987):108-336.
Famatinite
Formula: Cu3SbS4
Fayalite
Formula: Fe2+2SiO4
'Fayalite-Forsterite Series'
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Feitknechtite
Formula: Mn3+O(OH)
'Feldspar Group'
Felsőbányaite
Formula: Al4(SO4)(OH)10 · 4H2O
Ferberite
Formula: FeWO4
'Fergusonite'
Fergusonite-(Y)
Formula: YNbO4
Ferrihydrite
Formula: Fe3+10O14(OH)2
Ferrimolybdite
Formula: Fe2(MoO4)3 · nH2O
Fischesserite
Formula: Ag3AuSe2
Fizélyite
Formula: Ag5Pb14Sb21S48
Fluoborite
Formula: Mg3(BO3)(F,OH)3
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Localities: Reported from at least 12 localities in this region.
Fluorapatite var: Carbonate-rich Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4,CO3)3(F,O)
Fluorapophyllite-(K)
Formula: KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
Fluor-buergerite (TL)
Formula: Na(Fe3+3)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3O3F
Reference: Amer.Min.(1966) 51, 198-199
Fluorellestadite
Formula: Ca5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5F
Fluorellestadite var: Wilkeite
Formula: Ca5(SiO4)1.5(SO4)1.5F
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Localities: Reported from at least 89 localities in this region.
Fornacite
Formula: Pb2Cu(CrO4)(AsO4)(OH)
Forsterite
Formula: Mg2SiO4
Localities: Reported from at least 6 localities in this region.
Franklinite
Formula: Zn2+Fe3+2O4
Freibergite
Formula: Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Localities: Reported from at least 10 localities in this region.
Freieslebenite
Formula: AgPbSbS3
Localities: Reported from at least 9 localities in this region.
Fukalite
Formula: Ca4[Si2O6][CO3](OH)2
Gahnite
Formula: ZnAl2O4
Galena
Formula: PbS
Localities: Reported from at least 212 localities in this region.
Galena var: Argentiferous Galena
Formula: PbS
Galenobismutite
Formula: PbBi2S4
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Localities: Reported from at least 14 localities in this region.
Gaylussite
Formula: Na2Ca(CO3