Mineral Information and Data:

Choloalite
(Pb,Ca)3(Cu,Sb)3Te6O18Cl [CNMNC approved formula]

Named from the Nahua "choloa", evasive, in allusion to the fact that the mineral escaped detection in the mine for many years.

IMA status : Approved Species 1981 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
34.02.04.01  
  (34) Selenites - Tellurites - Sulfites
  (34.02) as A++ XO3 · x(H2O)
  (34.02.04)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
04.JK.45
  (04) Oxides and Hydroxides
  (04.J) Arsenites, Antimonites, Bismuthites, Sulfites,
  (04.JK) Tellurites without additional anions, without H2O
  
Crystal system:  
Point group (H-M):
  
  
  

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