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Los Lamentos Mts (Sierra de Los Lamentos), Mun. de Ahumada, Chihuahua, Mexico

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Detailed Mineral List:


Anglesite
Formula: PbSO4
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Brochantite
Formula: Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Chlorargyrite
Formula: AgCl
Descloizite
Formula: PbZn(VO4)(OH)
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Galena
Formula: PbS
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Gypsum
Formula: CaSO4 · 2H2O
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Hemimorphite
Formula: Zn4Si2O7(OH)2 · H2O
Hydrozincite
Formula: Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Plumbojarosite
Formula: Pb0.5Fe3+3(SO4)2(OH)6
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Pyromorphite
Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Sulphur
Formula: S8
Vanadinite
Formula: Pb5(VO4)3Cl
Vanadinite var: Arsenatian Vanadinite
Formula: Pb5[(V,As)O4]3Cl
Willemite
Formula: Zn2SiO4
Wulfenite
Formula: Pb(MoO4)

References

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ALVAREZ, A. and GILES, D.A. (1986) Los Lamentos lead-silver mine, Chihuahua: in CLARK, K.F., MEGAW, P.K.M., and RUIZ, J., eds., Lead-Zinc-Silver carbonate-hosted deposits of northern Mexico, Society of Economic Geologists Guidebook, Nov. 13-17, 1986, p. 305-310
BENNETT, R. H. (1963) Quest for Ore. T. S. Denison & Co., Minneapolis, 135-152.
FOSHAG, W.F. (1934) The ore deposits of Los Lamentos,Chihuahua, Mexico. Economic Geology, 29, 330-345.
- 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: 1084.
RICKARD, T.A. (1924) The Ahumada lead mine and the ore deposits of the Los Lamentos Range, in Mexico. Engineering and Mining Journal, 118, 365-373.
- Wilson, W.E. (1980): Famous mineral localities: Los Lamentos, Chihuahua, Mexico. Mineralogical Record, 11 (5), 277-286.

External Links

- http://www.foro-minerales.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=5805 (A complete description of the locality and its minerals with many images. In Spanish language)

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