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Sonoraite

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Description
Locality: 
San Miguel Mine, Moctezuma, Moctezuma Municipality, Sonora, Mexico
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.5 × 2 × 1.8 cm
Description

Outstanding greenish yellow sharp crystals of the extremely rare tellurium mineral sonoraite from Moctezuma associated to green emmonsite. New find from San Miguel mine still not uploaded to mindat.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Sonoraite

Formula: 
Fe3+(TeO3)(OH)·H2O
Strunz: 
4.JN.05
Hardness: 
3.0
Type Locality: 
Moctezuma Mine (Bambolla Mine), Moctezuma, Mun. de Moctezuma, Sonora, Mexico

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