NAME ORIGIN: Named for the locality. LOCALITY: Xitieshan lead-zinc mine, Qaidam basin, Qinghai, China.
Xocolatlite Ca2Mn++++2Te++++++2O12 Approved IMA 2007 (Dana # Added)
NAME ORIGIN: The name is in allusion to its chocolate-brown color and its Mexican type locality which is used to indicate the color of a sacred beverage made by mixing cocoa (Xocolatl), water, vanilla, pepper, and chili. LOCALITY: Bambolla mine, Moctezuma, Sonora, Mexico