Mineral Specimen #5219 Hessite, Tlalapallite and Calcite
Bambollita Mine (Oriental Mine), Sonora, Mexico
Ex. Steve Pullman
Ag2Te and H6(Ca,Pb)2(Cu,Zn)3O2SO4(Te4+O3)4(Te6+O4)
The Tlalapallite is the material present asa thin coating around the dark gray colred Hessite. The location is the type locale for Tlalocite; the name of which is derived from the word, tlalpalli, which means paint in a local indigenous language in reference to its being found as a thin film on fracture surfaces at the location.
Flaws: Essentially massive material/