Mineral Information and Data:

Tlapallite
H6(Ca,Pb)2(Cu,Zn)3O2SO4(Te4+O3)4(Te6+O4) [CNMNC approved formula]

Named from the Nahua "tlapalli," paint, in allusion to its paintlike coating of rock surfaces.

IMA status : Approved Species 1978 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
34.08.02.01  
  (34) Selenites - Tellurites - Sulfites
  (34.08)
  (34.08.02)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
04.JL.25
  (04) Oxides and Hydroxides
  (04.J) Arsenites, Antimonites, Bismuthites, Sulfites,
  (04.JL) Tellurites with additional anions, without H2O
  
Crystal system:  
Point group (H-M):
  
  
  

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