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"Casas Viejas", Mexicoi
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An unidentified locality in Mexico.

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2 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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Coccinite ? (TL)
Formula: HgI2
Type Locality:
Habit: acute rhombic pyramids
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: 42.; Antonio del Castillo (1889) Geological and Ore-Deposit Map of Mexico,
Metacinnabar
Formula: HgS
Reference: Sheppard (1852) A Treatise on Mineralogy
Metacinnabar var: Onofrite
Formula: Hg(S,Se)
Reference: Sheppard (1852) A Treatise on Mineralogy

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Metacinnabar2.CB.05aHgS
var: Onofrite2.CB.05aHg(S,Se)
Group 3 - Halides
Coccinite ? (TL)3.AB.10HgI2

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Metacinnabar2.8.2.3HgS
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Coccinite ? (TL)-HgI2
Metacinnabar
var: Onofrite
-Hg(S,Se)

List of minerals for each chemical element

SSulfur
S Metacinnabar (var: Onofrite)Hg(S,Se)
S MetacinnabarHgS
SeSelenium
Se Metacinnabar (var: Onofrite)Hg(S,Se)
IIodine
I CocciniteHgI2
HgMercury
Hg CocciniteHgI2
Hg Metacinnabar (var: Onofrite)Hg(S,Se)
Hg MetacinnabarHgS

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