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Jarosite from
Mojina Mine, Rancho de Mojina, Ricardo Flores Magón, Mun. de Buenaventura, Chihuahua, Mexico

Mineral Species
Formula:KFe3+ 3(SO4)2(OH)6
Comments:Very coarse-grained massive jarosite is common on the dumps at Mojina. Cleavage faces to .5 cm are common. Breccias of angular limestone fragments cemented by jarosite are common. (See image)
Quality of samples:not specified / average specimens
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References:Clark, 1983, El Paso Geological Society Guidebook. Field trip to Mojina Mine

Megaw, personal communciation, 2011
Mineral Data:Click here to view Jarosite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Mojina Mine, Rancho de Mojina, Ricardo Flores Magón, Mun. de Buenaventura, Chihuahua, Mexico
Nearest other occurrences of Jarosite
115.6km (71.8 miles) A Peña Blanca District, Mun. de Aldama, Chihuahua, Mexico
255.0km (158.5 miles) B Cave Peak deposit, Sierra Diablo, Culberson Co., Texas, USA
255.8km (158.9 miles) C Cave Peak Molybdenum Deposit, Sierra Diablo, Culberson Co., Texas, USA
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