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Bambollita Mine (Oriental Mine), Moctezuma, Mun. de Moctezuma, Sonora, Mexico

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 29° 48' North , 109° 40' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 29.80000,-109.66667
Other regions containing this locality:Sonoran Desert, North America
Köppen climate type:BSh : Hot semi-arid (steppe) climate
Name(s) in local language(s):Mina la Bambollita (Mina la Oriental), Moctezuma, Mun. de Moctezuma, Sonora, Mexico


Note: The Bambollita mine is approximately 1/2 mile lower down on the hill from the Moctezuma (Bambolla) mine (http://www.mindat.org/loc-2356.html).

Mineral List


36 valid minerals. 9 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

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]

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References

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- Panczner (1987): 136,145, 159, 166,233,326,366,371,378,399.
- H. Braith, J. Gröbner, G. Langer & M. Seitz (2001): Moctezumas geheime Schätze: Bambolla, Bambollita und San Miguel. Lapis, 26(1), 11-23. (in German)
- C. Rewitzer (2001): Bambollita, Bambolla, San Miguel und Candelaria: Untertagefunde und Typmineralien. Lapis, 26(1), 24-40. (in German)

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