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Tlapallite from
Chemung Mine (Masonic Mines Association Mine), Masonic Mountain, Masonic Mining District, Bodie Hills, Mono Co., California, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Tlapallite
Formula:(Ca,Pb)3CaCu6[Te34+Te6+O12]2(Te4+O3)2(SO4)2·3H2O
Comments:This is most likely not a tlapallite, but a new mineral, an As analogue. It is suspected that the pile of material was brought in to the Chemung Mill from Sarita mine.
Habit:balls of needles
Colour:milky blue on the outside, blue inside
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Very Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Unconfirmed/Questioned
References
References:MarekC collection, 2017
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Tlapallite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Chemung Mine (Masonic Mines Association Mine), Masonic Mountain, Masonic Mining District, Bodie Hills, Mono Co., California, USA
 
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