Five New Minerals from Moctezuma, Sonora, Mexico

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Science  23 Jun 1961:
Vol. 133, Issue 3469, pp. 2017
DOI: 10.1126/science.133.3469.2017


Five new minerals have been found in a tellurium deposit near the town of Moctezuma, Sonora, Mexico. Preliminary study shows that they are a leadoxy-fluoride, a zinc tellurite or tellurate, a manganese-zinc tellurite or tellurate, a manganese tellurite or tellurate, and an iron tellurite or tellurate.