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Moctezuma Mine (Bambolla Mine), Moctezuma, Mun. de Moctezuma, Sonora, Mexicoi
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Name(s) in local language(s):Mina la Bambolla, Moctezuma, Mun. de Moctezuma, Sonora, Mexico
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


A gold-tellurium mine, famous for a wealth of secondary tellurium minerals.

Note: The nearby Bambollita mine is only approximately 1/2 mile lower down on the hill from the Moctezuma (Bambolla) mine.

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate
Sonoran Desert, North AmericaDesert

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


80 valid minerals. 15 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Aktashite
Formula: Cu6Hg3As4S12
Altaite
Formula: PbTe
Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Azurite
Formula: Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Bambollaite (TL)
Formula: Cu(Se,Te)2
Type Locality:
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Benleonardite
Formula: [Ag6(Sb,As)2S6Te] [Ag9Cu(S,Te)2Te2]
Bohdanowiczite
Formula: AgBiSe2
Burckhardtite (TL)
Formula: Pb2(Fe3+Te6+)[AlSi3O8]O6
Type Locality:
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Caledonite
Formula: Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Carlfriesite
Formula: CaTe4+2Te6+O8
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Cervelleite
Formula: Ag4TeS
Chalcomenite
Formula: CuSeO3 · 2H2O
Choloalite
Formula: (Cu,Sb)3(Pb,Ca)3(TeO3)6Cl
Cinnabar
Formula: HgS
Cliffordite
Formula: (UO2)Te4+3O7
Coloradoite
Formula: HgTe
Cuzticite (TL)
Formula: Fe3+2(TeO6) · 3H2O
Type Locality:
Denningite (TL)
Formula: (Mn2+,Ca,Zn)Te4+2O5
Type Locality:
Dickite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Emmonsite
Formula: Fe3+2(TeO3)3 · 2H2O
Eztlite (TL)
Formula: Pb2+2Fe3+3(Te4+ O3)3(SO4)O2Cl
Type Locality:
Fluorite
Formula: CaF2
Fornacite
Formula: Pb2Cu(CrO4)(AsO4)(OH)
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Gold
Formula: Au
Goldfieldite
Formula: Cu10Te4S13
Gruzdevite
Formula: Cu6Hg3Sb4S12
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Gypsum var: Selenite
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Hakite
Formula: Cu6[Cu4Hg2]Sb4Se13
Henryite
Formula: (Cu,Ag)3+xTe2 , with x ~ 0.40
Hessite
Formula: Ag2Te
Jarosite
Formula: KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Kinichilite
Formula: Mg0.5Mn2+Fe3+(Te4+O3)3 · 4.5H2O
Klockmannite
Formula: CuSe
Kostovite
Formula: CuAuTe4
Krennerite
Formula: Au3AgTe8
Kuranakhite
Formula: PbMn4+Te6+O6
Libethenite
Formula: Cu2(PO4)(OH)
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Mackayite
Formula: Fe3+(Te4+2O5)(OH)
Malachite
Formula: Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Mimetite
Formula: Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Moctezumite (TL)
Formula: Pb(UO2)(TeO3)2
Type Locality:
Molybdomenite
Formula: PbSeO3
Montbrayite
Formula: (Au,Ag,Sb,Bi,Pb)23(Te,Sb,Bi,Pb)38
Mroseite (TL)
Formula: CaTe4+(CO3)O2
Type Locality:
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Paradocrasite
Formula: Sb3As
Paratellurite (TL)
Formula: TeO2
Type Locality:
Plumbojarosite
Formula: Pb0.5Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Plumbotellurite
Formula: Pb(TeO3)
Poughite (TL)
Formula: Fe3+2(TeO3)2(SO4)(H2O)2 · H2O
Type Locality:
Pseudomalachite
Formula: Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Pyrolusite
Formula: Mn4+O2
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Rickardite
Formula: Cu7Te5
Rozhdestvenskayaite (TL)
Formula: Ag10Zn2Sb4S13
Type Locality:
Schmitterite (TL)
Formula: (UO2)(TeO3)
Type Locality:
Selenium
Formula: Se
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
Silver
Formula: Ag
Skippenite
Formula: Bi2TeSe2
Sonoraite (TL)
Formula: Fe3+(TeO3)(OH) · H2O
Type Locality:
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Spiroffite (TL)
Formula: Mn2+2Te4+3O8
Type Locality:
Tellurite
Formula: TeO2
Tellurium
Formula: Te
Tetradymite
Formula: Bi2Te2S
Tiemannite
Formula: HgSe
Tlapallite
Formula: H6(Ca,Pb)2(Cu,Zn)3(TeO3)4(TeO6)(SO4)
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)
Xocolatlite (TL)
Formula: Ca2Mn4+2(Te6+O6)2 · H2O
Type Locality:
Yafsoanite
Formula: Ca3Zn3(TeO6)2
Zemannite (TL)
Formula: Mg0.5ZnFe3+(Te4+O3)3 · 4.5H2O
Type Locality:

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Paradocrasite1.CA.15Sb3As
Selenium1.CC.10Se
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Tellurium1.CC.10Te
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Aktashite2.GA.30Cu6Hg3As4S12
Altaite2.CD.10PbTe
Bambollaite (TL)2.EB.05bCu(Se,Te)2
Benleonardite2.LA.50[Ag6(Sb,As)2S6Te] [Ag9Cu(S,Te)2Te2]
Bohdanowiczite2.JA.20AgBiSe2
Cervelleite2.BA.60Ag4TeS
Cinnabar2.CD.15aHgS
Coloradoite2.CB.05aHgTe
Goldfieldite2.GB.05Cu10Te4S13
Gruzdevite2.GA.30Cu6Hg3Sb4S12
Hakite2.GB.05Cu6[Cu4Hg2]Sb4Se13
Henryite2.BA.65(Cu,Ag)3+xTe2 , with x ~ 0.40
Hessite2.BA.60Ag2Te
Klockmannite2.CA.05bCuSe
Kostovite2.EA.15CuAuTe4
Krennerite2.EA.15Au3AgTe8
Montbrayite2.DB.20(Au,Ag,Sb,Bi,Pb)23(Te,Sb,Bi,Pb)38
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Rickardite2.BA.30Cu7Te5
Skippenite2.DC.05Bi2TeSe2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Tetradymite2.DC.05Bi2Te2S
Tiemannite2.CB.05aHgSe
Group 3 - Halides
Fluorite3.AB.25CaF2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Carlfriesite4.JK.25CaTe4+2Te6+O8
Chalcomenite4.JH.05CuSeO3 · 2H2O
Choloalite4.JK.45(Cu,Sb)3(Pb,Ca)3(TeO3)6Cl
Cliffordite4.JK.75(UO2)Te4+3O7
Cuzticite (TL)4.FM.35Fe3+2(TeO6) · 3H2O
Denningite (TL)4.JK.30(Mn2+,Ca,Zn)Te4+2O5
Emmonsite4.JM.10Fe3+2(TeO3)3 · 2H2O
Eztlite (TL)4.JN.20Pb2+2Fe3+3(Te4+ O3)3(SO4)O2Cl
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Kinichilite4.JM.05Mg0.5Mn2+Fe3+(Te4+O3)3 · 4.5H2O
Kuranakhite4.DM.25PbMn4+Te6+O6
Mackayite4.JL.10Fe3+(Te4+2O5)(OH)
Moctezumite (TL)4.JK.65Pb(UO2)(TeO3)2
Molybdomenite4.JF.05PbSeO3
Mroseite (TL)4.JL.15CaTe4+(CO3)O2
Paratellurite (TL)4.DE.25TeO2
Plumbotellurite4.JK.55Pb(TeO3)
Poughite (TL)4.JN.10Fe3+2(TeO3)2(SO4)(H2O)2 · H2O
Pyrolusite4.DB.05Mn4+O2
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Schmitterite (TL)4.JK.70(UO2)(TeO3)
Sonoraite (TL)4.JN.05Fe3+(TeO3)(OH) · H2O
Spiroffite (TL)4.JK.10Mn2+2Te4+3O8
Tellurite4.DE.20TeO2
Tlapallite4.JL.25H6(Ca,Pb)2(Cu,Zn)3(TeO3)4(TeO6)(SO4)
Yafsoanite4.CC.25Ca3Zn3(TeO6)2
Zemannite (TL)4.JM.05Mg0.5ZnFe3+(Te4+O3)3 · 4.5H2O
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Azurite5.BA.05Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Malachite5.BA.10Cu2(CO3)(OH)2
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Caledonite7.BC.50Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Fornacite7.FC.10Pb2Cu(CrO4)(AsO4)(OH)
Gypsum7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
var: Selenite7.CD.40CaSO4 · 2H2O
Jarosite7.BC.10KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Plumbojarosite7.BC.10Pb0.5Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Wulfenite7.GA.05Pb(MoO4)
Xocolatlite (TL)7.DF.85Ca2Mn4+2(Te6+O6)2 · H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Libethenite8.BB.30Cu2(PO4)(OH)
Mimetite8.BN.05Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pseudomalachite8.BD.05Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Group 9 - Silicates
Burckhardtite (TL)9.EC.70Pb2(Fe3+Te6+)[AlSi3O8]O6
Dickite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite9.EC.15K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Rozhdestvenskayaite (TL)-Ag10Zn2Sb4S13

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Semi-metals and non-metals
Paradocrasite1.3.1.7Sb3As
Selenium1.3.4.1Se
Tellurium1.3.4.2Te
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
Hessite2.4.2.1Ag2Te
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Altaite2.8.1.3PbTe
Cinnabar2.8.14.1HgS
Coloradoite2.8.2.5HgTe
Klockmannite2.8.12.2CuSe
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Tiemannite2.8.2.4HgSe
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Montbrayite2.11.8.1(Au,Ag,Sb,Bi,Pb)23(Te,Sb,Bi,Pb)38
Skippenite2.11.7.6Bi2TeSe2
Tetradymite2.11.7.1Bi2Te2S
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Bambollaite (TL)2.12.9.1Cu(Se,Te)2
Kostovite2.12.13.4CuAuTe4
Krennerite2.12.13.1Au3AgTe8
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Miscellaneous
Henryite2.16.11.1(Cu,Ag)3+xTe2 , with x ~ 0.40
Rickardite2.16.15.1Cu7Te5
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø > 4
Benleonardite3.1.10.1[Ag6(Sb,As)2S6Te] [Ag9Cu(S,Te)2Te2]
3 <ø < 4
Goldfieldite3.3.6.6Cu10Te4S13
Hakite3.3.6.4Cu6[Cu4Hg2]Sb4Se13
ø = 3
Aktashite3.4.13.2Cu6Hg3As4S12
Gruzdevite3.4.13.3Cu6Hg3Sb4S12
ø = 2
Bohdanowiczite3.7.1.2AgBiSe2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX2
Paratellurite (TL)4.4.3.2TeO2
Pyrolusite4.4.1.4Mn4+O2
Tellurite4.4.6.1TeO2
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Yafsoanite7.2.14.1Ca3Zn3(TeO6)2
Group 9 - NORMAL HALIDES
AX2
Fluorite9.2.1.1CaF2
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(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
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4·xH2O
Gypsum29.6.3.1CaSO4 · 2H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Jarosite30.2.5.1KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Plumbojarosite30.2.5.6Pb0.5Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 32 - COMPOUND SULFATES
Anhydrous Compound Sulfates containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Caledonite32.3.2.1Pb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Group 33 - SELENATES AND TELLURATES
(AB)m(XO6)·xH2O, where x can equal zero
Cuzticite (TL)33.2.3.1Fe3+2(TeO6) · 3H2O
Kuranakhite33.2.1.1PbMn4+Te6+O6
Group 34 - SELENITES, TELLURITES AND SULFITES
A(XO3)
Moctezumite (TL)34.1.5.1Pb(UO2)(TeO3)2
Molybdomenite34.1.1.1PbSeO3
Plumbotellurite34.1.4.1Pb(TeO3)
Schmitterite (TL)34.1.6.1(UO2)(TeO3)
A(XO3)·xH2O
Chalcomenite34.2.2.1CuSeO3 · 2H2O
Choloalite34.2.4.1(Cu,Sb)3(Pb,Ca)3(TeO3)6Cl
A2(XO3)3·xH2O
Cliffordite34.3.1.1(UO2)Te4+3O7
Emmonsite34.3.3.1Fe3+2(TeO3)3 · 2H2O
Kinichilite34.3.2.2Mg0.5Mn2+Fe3+(Te4+O3)3 · 4.5H2O
Zemannite (TL)34.3.2.1Mg0.5ZnFe3+(Te4+O3)3 · 4.5H2O
A(X2O5)
Denningite (TL)34.4.1.1(Mn2+,Ca,Zn)Te4+2O5
A(X3O8)
Carlfriesite34.5.3.1CaTe4+2Te6+O8
Spiroffite (TL)34.5.1.1Mn2+2Te4+3O8
Anhydrous Selenites, Tellurites and Sulfites containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Mackayite34.6.1.1Fe3+(Te4+2O5)(OH)
Hydrated Selenites, Tellurites and Sulfites containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Sonoraite (TL)34.7.1.1Fe3+(TeO3)(OH) · H2O
Compound Selenites, Tellurites and Sulfites
Eztlite (TL)34.8.5.1Pb2+2Fe3+3(Te4+ O3)3(SO4)O2Cl
Mroseite (TL)34.8.4.1CaTe4+(CO3)O2
Poughite (TL)34.8.1.1Fe3+2(TeO3)2(SO4)(H2O)2 · H2O
Tlapallite34.8.2.1H6(Ca,Pb)2(Cu,Zn)3(TeO3)4(TeO6)(SO4)
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)5(XO4)2Zq
Pseudomalachite41.4.3.1Cu5(PO4)2(OH)4
A2(XO4)Zq
Libethenite41.6.6.2Cu2(PO4)(OH)
A5(XO4)3Zq
Mimetite41.8.4.2Pb5(AsO4)3Cl
Group 43 - COMPOUND PHOSPHATES, ETC.
Anhydrous Compound Phosphates, etc·, Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Fornacite43.4.3.2Pb2Cu(CrO4)(AsO4)(OH)
Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES
AXO4
Wulfenite48.1.3.1Pb(MoO4)
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
Dickite71.1.1.1Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite71.2.2d.2K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 78 - Unclassified Silicates
Burckhardtite (TL)78.5.3.1Pb2(Fe3+Te6+)[AlSi3O8]O6
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
Cervelleite-Ag4TeS
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Gypsum
var: Selenite
-CaSO4 · 2H2O
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Rozhdestvenskayaite (TL)-Ag10Zn2Sb4S13
Xocolatlite (TL)-Ca2Mn4+2(Te6+O6)2 · H2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H ZemanniteMg0.5ZnFe3+(Te4+O3)3 · 4.5H2O
H CuzticiteFe23+(TeO6) · 3H2O
H PoughiteFe23+(TeO3)2(SO4)(H2O)2 · H2O
H SonoraiteFe3+(TeO3)(OH) · H2O
H XocolatliteCa2Mn24+(Te6+O6)2 · H2O
H EmmonsiteFe23+(TeO3)3 · 2H2O
H ChalcomeniteCuSeO3 · 2H2O
H JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
H MackayiteFe3+(Te24+O5)(OH)
H Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
H MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
H CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
H FornacitePb2Cu(CrO4)(AsO4)(OH)
H DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H PlumbojarositePb0.5Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
H AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
H Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
H LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)
H PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
H KinichiliteMg0.5Mn2+Fe3+(Te4+O3)3 · 4.5H2O
H TlapalliteH6(Ca,Pb)2(Cu,Zn)3(TeO3)4(TeO6)(SO4)
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
CCarbon
C MroseiteCaTe4+(CO3)O2
C CalciteCaCO3
C MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
C CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
C SideriteFeCO3
C CerussitePbCO3
C AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
C AragoniteCaCO3
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
OOxygen
O Denningite(Mn2+,Ca,Zn)Te24+O5
O MoctezumitePb(UO2)(TeO3)2
O ZemanniteMg0.5ZnFe3+(Te4+O3)3 · 4.5H2O
O MroseiteCaTe4+(CO3)O2
O Schmitterite(UO2)(TeO3)
O ParatelluriteTeO2
O CuzticiteFe23+(TeO6) · 3H2O
O EztlitePb22+Fe33+(Te4+ O3)3(SO4)O2Cl
O BurckhardtitePb2(Fe3+Te6+)[AlSi3O8]O6
O PoughiteFe23+(TeO3)2(SO4)(H2O)2 · H2O
O SonoraiteFe3+(TeO3)(OH) · H2O
O SpiroffiteMn22+Te34+O8
O XocolatliteCa2Mn24+(Te6+O6)2 · H2O
O EmmonsiteFe23+(TeO3)3 · 2H2O
O ChalcomeniteCuSeO3 · 2H2O
O Cliffordite(UO2)Te34+O7
O KuranakhitePbMn4+Te6+O6
O CarlfriesiteCaTe24+Te6+O8
O TelluriteTeO2
O JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
O MackayiteFe3+(Te24+O5)(OH)
O BaryteBaSO4
O Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O QuartzSiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
O CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
O FornacitePb2Cu(CrO4)(AsO4)(OH)
O DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O YafsoaniteCa3Zn3(TeO6)2
O SideriteFeCO3
O MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
O CerussitePbCO3
O PlumbojarositePb0.5Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
O AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
O AragoniteCaCO3
O Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)
O PlumbotelluritePb(TeO3)
O PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
O PyrolusiteMn4+O2
O Choloalite(Cu,Sb)3(Pb,Ca)3(TeO3)6Cl
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O KinichiliteMg0.5Mn2+Fe3+(Te4+O3)3 · 4.5H2O
O TlapalliteH6(Ca,Pb)2(Cu,Zn)3(TeO3)4(TeO6)(SO4)
O MolybdomenitePbSeO3
O WulfenitePb(MoO4)
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
FFluorine
F FluoriteCaF2
MgMagnesium
Mg ZemanniteMg0.5ZnFe3+(Te4+O3)3 · 4.5H2O
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg KinichiliteMg0.5Mn2+Fe3+(Te4+O3)3 · 4.5H2O
AlAluminium
Al BurckhardtitePb2(Fe3+Te6+)[AlSi3O8]O6
Al Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Al DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
SiSilicon
Si BurckhardtitePb2(Fe3+Te6+)[AlSi3O8]O6
Si Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si DickiteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)
P PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
SSulfur
S EztlitePb22+Fe33+(Te4+ O3)3(SO4)O2Cl
S PoughiteFe23+(TeO3)2(SO4)(H2O)2 · H2O
S RozhdestvenskayaiteAg10Zn2Sb4S13
S JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
S BaryteBaSO4
S CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
S AcanthiteAg2S
S CervelleiteAg4TeS
S PyriteFeS2
S PlumbojarositePb0.5Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
S Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
S Benleonardite[Ag6(Sb,As)2S6Te] [Ag9Cu(S,Te)2Te2]
S SphaleriteZnS
S TlapalliteH6(Ca,Pb)2(Cu,Zn)3(TeO3)4(TeO6)(SO4)
S TetradymiteBi2Te2S
S CinnabarHgS
S GruzdeviteCu6Hg3Sb4S12
S GoldfielditeCu10Te4S13
S AktashiteCu6Hg3As4S12
S GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
ClChlorine
Cl EztlitePb22+Fe33+(Te4+ O3)3(SO4)O2Cl
Cl MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
Cl Choloalite(Cu,Sb)3(Pb,Ca)3(TeO3)6Cl
KPotassium
K JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
K Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca Denningite(Mn2+,Ca,Zn)Te24+O5
Ca MroseiteCaTe4+(CO3)O2
Ca XocolatliteCa2Mn24+(Te6+O6)2 · H2O
Ca CarlfriesiteCaTe24+Te6+O8
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca YafsoaniteCa3Zn3(TeO6)2
Ca AragoniteCaCO3
Ca Gypsum (var: Selenite)CaSO4 · 2H2O
Ca Choloalite(Cu,Sb)3(Pb,Ca)3(TeO3)6Cl
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Ca TlapalliteH6(Ca,Pb)2(Cu,Zn)3(TeO3)4(TeO6)(SO4)
Ca FluoriteCaF2
Ca GypsumCaSO4 · 2H2O
CrChromium
Cr FornacitePb2Cu(CrO4)(AsO4)(OH)
MnManganese
Mn Denningite(Mn2+,Ca,Zn)Te24+O5
Mn SpiroffiteMn22+Te34+O8
Mn XocolatliteCa2Mn24+(Te6+O6)2 · H2O
Mn KuranakhitePbMn4+Te6+O6
Mn PyrolusiteMn4+O2
Mn KinichiliteMg0.5Mn2+Fe3+(Te4+O3)3 · 4.5H2O
FeIron
Fe ZemanniteMg0.5ZnFe3+(Te4+O3)3 · 4.5H2O
Fe CuzticiteFe23+(TeO6) · 3H2O
Fe EztlitePb22+Fe33+(Te4+ O3)3(SO4)O2Cl
Fe BurckhardtitePb2(Fe3+Te6+)[AlSi3O8]O6
Fe PoughiteFe23+(TeO3)2(SO4)(H2O)2 · H2O
Fe SonoraiteFe3+(TeO3)(OH) · H2O
Fe EmmonsiteFe23+(TeO3)3 · 2H2O
Fe JarositeKFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe MackayiteFe3+(Te24+O5)(OH)
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe SideriteFeCO3
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PlumbojarositePb0.5Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
Fe KinichiliteMg0.5Mn2+Fe3+(Te4+O3)3 · 4.5H2O
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
CuCopper
Cu BambollaiteCu(Se,Te)2
Cu ChalcomeniteCuSeO3 · 2H2O
Cu KlockmanniteCuSe
Cu HakiteCu6[Cu4Hg2]Sb4Se13
Cu MalachiteCu2(CO3)(OH)2
Cu CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Cu FornacitePb2Cu(CrO4)(AsO4)(OH)
Cu AzuriteCu3(CO3)2(OH)2
Cu LibetheniteCu2(PO4)(OH)
Cu PseudomalachiteCu5(PO4)2(OH)4
Cu Choloalite(Cu,Sb)3(Pb,Ca)3(TeO3)6Cl
Cu Benleonardite[Ag6(Sb,As)2S6Te] [Ag9Cu(S,Te)2Te2]
Cu TlapalliteH6(Ca,Pb)2(Cu,Zn)3(TeO3)4(TeO6)(SO4)
Cu GruzdeviteCu6Hg3Sb4S12
Cu KostoviteCuAuTe4
Cu RickarditeCu7Te5
Cu Henryite(Cu,Ag)3+xTe2 , with x ~ 0.40
Cu GoldfielditeCu10Te4S13
Cu AktashiteCu6Hg3As4S12
ZnZinc
Zn ZemanniteMg0.5ZnFe3+(Te4+O3)3 · 4.5H2O
Zn RozhdestvenskayaiteAg10Zn2Sb4S13
Zn YafsoaniteCa3Zn3(TeO6)2
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn TlapalliteH6(Ca,Pb)2(Cu,Zn)3(TeO3)4(TeO6)(SO4)
AsArsenic
As FornacitePb2Cu(CrO4)(AsO4)(OH)
As MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
As Benleonardite[Ag6(Sb,As)2S6Te] [Ag9Cu(S,Te)2Te2]
As AktashiteCu6Hg3As4S12
As ParadocrasiteSb3As
SeSelenium
Se BambollaiteCu(Se,Te)2
Se ChalcomeniteCuSeO3 · 2H2O
Se SeleniumSe
Se KlockmanniteCuSe
Se HakiteCu6[Cu4Hg2]Sb4Se13
Se MolybdomenitePbSeO3
Se SkippeniteBi2TeSe2
Se BohdanowicziteAgBiSe2
Se TiemanniteHgSe
MoMolybdenum
Mo WulfenitePb(MoO4)
AgSilver
Ag RozhdestvenskayaiteAg10Zn2Sb4S13
Ag HessiteAg2Te
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag CervelleiteAg4TeS
Ag SilverAg
Ag Benleonardite[Ag6(Sb,As)2S6Te] [Ag9Cu(S,Te)2Te2]
Ag KrenneriteAu3AgTe8
Ag Montbrayite(Au,Ag,Sb,Bi,Pb)23(Te,Sb,Bi,Pb)38
Ag Henryite(Cu,Ag)3+xTe2 , with x ~ 0.40
Ag BohdanowicziteAgBiSe2
SbAntimony
Sb RozhdestvenskayaiteAg10Zn2Sb4S13
Sb HakiteCu6[Cu4Hg2]Sb4Se13
Sb Choloalite(Cu,Sb)3(Pb,Ca)3(TeO3)6Cl
Sb Benleonardite[Ag6(Sb,As)2S6Te] [Ag9Cu(S,Te)2Te2]
Sb GruzdeviteCu6Hg3Sb4S12
Sb Montbrayite(Au,Ag,Sb,Bi,Pb)23(Te,Sb,Bi,Pb)38
Sb ParadocrasiteSb3As
TeTellurium
Te BambollaiteCu(Se,Te)2
Te Denningite(Mn2+,Ca,Zn)Te24+O5
Te MoctezumitePb(UO2)(TeO3)2
Te ZemanniteMg0.5ZnFe3+(Te4+O3)3 · 4.5H2O
Te MroseiteCaTe4+(CO3)O2
Te Schmitterite(UO2)(TeO3)
Te ParatelluriteTeO2
Te CuzticiteFe23+(TeO6) · 3H2O
Te EztlitePb22+Fe33+(Te4+ O3)3(SO4)O2Cl
Te BurckhardtitePb2(Fe3+Te6+)[AlSi3O8]O6
Te PoughiteFe23+(TeO3)2(SO4)(H2O)2 · H2O
Te SonoraiteFe3+(TeO3)(OH) · H2O
Te SpiroffiteMn22+Te34+O8
Te XocolatliteCa2Mn24+(Te6+O6)2 · H2O
Te EmmonsiteFe23+(TeO3)3 · 2H2O
Te Cliffordite(UO2)Te34+O7
Te TelluriumTe
Te KuranakhitePbMn4+Te6+O6
Te CarlfriesiteCaTe24+Te6+O8
Te TelluriteTeO2
Te MackayiteFe3+(Te24+O5)(OH)
Te HessiteAg2Te
Te CervelleiteAg4TeS
Te YafsoaniteCa3Zn3(TeO6)2
Te PlumbotelluritePb(TeO3)
Te Choloalite(Cu,Sb)3(Pb,Ca)3(TeO3)6Cl
Te Benleonardite[Ag6(Sb,As)2S6Te] [Ag9Cu(S,Te)2Te2]
Te KinichiliteMg0.5Mn2+Fe3+(Te4+O3)3 · 4.5H2O
Te TlapalliteH6(Ca,Pb)2(Cu,Zn)3(TeO3)4(TeO6)(SO4)
Te TetradymiteBi2Te2S
Te AltaitePbTe
Te SkippeniteBi2TeSe2
Te KrenneriteAu3AgTe8
Te KostoviteCuAuTe4
Te Montbrayite(Au,Ag,Sb,Bi,Pb)23(Te,Sb,Bi,Pb)38
Te RickarditeCu7Te5
Te Henryite(Cu,Ag)3+xTe2 , with x ~ 0.40
Te ColoradoiteHgTe
Te GoldfielditeCu10Te4S13
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
AuGold
Au GoldAu
Au KrenneriteAu3AgTe8
Au KostoviteCuAuTe4
Au Montbrayite(Au,Ag,Sb,Bi,Pb)23(Te,Sb,Bi,Pb)38
HgMercury
Hg HakiteCu6[Cu4Hg2]Sb4Se13
Hg CinnabarHgS
Hg GruzdeviteCu6Hg3Sb4S12
Hg ColoradoiteHgTe
Hg TiemanniteHgSe
Hg AktashiteCu6Hg3As4S12
PbLead
Pb MoctezumitePb(UO2)(TeO3)2
Pb EztlitePb22+Fe33+(Te4+ O3)3(SO4)O2Cl
Pb BurckhardtitePb2(Fe3+Te6+)[AlSi3O8]O6
Pb KuranakhitePbMn4+Te6+O6
Pb CaledonitePb5Cu2(SO4)3(CO3)(OH)6
Pb FornacitePb2Cu(CrO4)(AsO4)(OH)
Pb MimetitePb5(AsO4)3Cl
Pb CerussitePbCO3
Pb PlumbojarositePb0.5Fe33+(SO4)2(OH)6
Pb PlumbotelluritePb(TeO3)
Pb Choloalite(Cu,Sb)3(Pb,Ca)3(TeO3)6Cl
Pb TlapalliteH6(Ca,Pb)2(Cu,Zn)3(TeO3)4(TeO6)(SO4)
Pb MolybdomenitePbSeO3
Pb WulfenitePb(MoO4)
Pb AltaitePbTe
Pb Montbrayite(Au,Ag,Sb,Bi,Pb)23(Te,Sb,Bi,Pb)38
BiBismuth
Bi TetradymiteBi2Te2S
Bi SkippeniteBi2TeSe2
Bi Montbrayite(Au,Ag,Sb,Bi,Pb)23(Te,Sb,Bi,Pb)38
Bi BohdanowicziteAgBiSe2
UUranium
U MoctezumitePb(UO2)(TeO3)2
U Schmitterite(UO2)(TeO3)
U Cliffordite(UO2)Te34+O7

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

References

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Switzer, G. and Swanson, H.E. (1960) News and notes: paratellurite, a new mineral from Mexico. American Mineralogist, 45, 1272-1274.
Mandarino, J.A. (1962) Spiroffite, a new tellurite mineral from Mexico. American Mineralogist, 47, 196-196.
Mandarino, J.A., Williams, S.J., and Mitchell, R.S. (1963) Denningite, a new tellurite mineral from Moctezuma, Sonora, Mexico. Canadian Mineralogist, 7, 443-452.
Gaines, R.V. (1965) Moctezumite, a new lead uranyl tellurite. American Mineralogist, 50, 1158-1163.
Gaines, R.V. (1968) Poughite, a new tellurite mineral from Mexico and Honduras. American Mineralogist, 53, 1075-1080.
Gaines, R.V., Donnay, G., and Hey, M.H. (1968) Sonoraite. American Mineralogist, 53, 1828-1832.
Gaines, R.V. (1971) Schmitterite—a new uranyl tellurite from Moctezuma, Sonora. American Mineralogist, 56, 411-415.
Harris, D.C. and Nuffield, E.W. (1972) Bambollaite, a new copper telluro-selenide. Canadian Mineralogist, 11, 738–742.
Mandarino, J.A., Mitchell, R.S., and Hancock, R.G.V. (1975) Mroseite, a calcium tellurite-carbonate from Moctezuma, Sonora, Mexico. The Canadian Mineralogist, 13, 286-288.
Mandarino, J.A., Matzat, E., and Williams, S.J. (1976) Zemannite, a zinc tellurite from Moctezuma, Sonora, Mexico. The Canadian Mineralogist, 14, 387-390.
Gaines, R.V., Leavens, P.B., Nelen, J.A. (1979) Burckhardtite, a new silicate-tellurite from Mexico. American Mineralogist, 64, 355-358.
Williams, S.A. (1982) Cuzticite and eztlite, two new tellurium minerals from Moctezuma, Mexico. Mineralogical Magazine, 46, 257-259.
Panczner (1987) 108, 125, 136, 149, 176, 179, 186, 190, 223, 244, 247, 256, 276, 280, 293, 301, 336, 338, 349, 357, 370 & 401.
Braith, H., Gröbner, J., Langer, G., and Seitz, M. (2001) Moctezumas geheime Schätze: Bambolla, Bambollita und San Miguel. Lapis, 26(1), 11-23 (in German).
Rewitzer, C. (2001) Bambollita, Bambolla, San Miguel und Candelaria: Untertagefunde und Typmineralien. Lapis, 26(1), 24-40 (in German).
Grundler, P.V., Brugger, J., Meisser, N., Ansermet, S., Borg, S., Etschmann, B., Testemale, D., and Bolin, T. (2008) Xocolatlite, Ca2Mn4+2Te2O12·H2O, a new tellurate related to kuranakhite: Description and measurement of Te oxidation state by XANES spectroscopy. American Mineralogist, 93, 1911-1920.


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