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Guadalupe Arcos Mine, Zacualpán, Mun. de Zacualpán, Mexico, Mexicoi
Regional Level Types
Guadalupe Arcos MineMine
Zacualpán- not defined -
Mun. de ZacualpánMunicipality
Mexico- not defined -
MexicoCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 18° 43' North , 99° 47' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 18.71667,-99.78333
GeoHash:G#: 9g343r7br
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cwb : Subtropical highland climate or temperate oceanic climate with dry winters
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
San Jerónimo131 (2014)0.8km
Zacualpan2,970 (2018)0.8km
Santiago149 (2014)1.3km
San Juan219 (2014)1.4km
Zotzocola273 (2013)1.5km


A silver-gold mine. Veins followed 1,500 + feet on the incline, 800+ feet deep.

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North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


12 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Acanthite
Formula: Ag2S
Reference: Can Mineral June 1965 v. 8 no. 2 p. 172-184
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Can Mineral June 1965 v. 8 no. 2 p. 172-184
Chalcopyrite
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: Can Mineral June 1965 v. 8 no. 2 p. 172-184
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Reference: Can Mineral June 1965 v. 8 no. 2 p. 172-184
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Can Mineral June 1965 v. 8 no. 2 p. 172-184
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Can Mineral June 1965 v. 8 no. 2 p. 172-184
Polybasite
Formula: [(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Description: Selenian
Reference: Can Mineral June 1965 v. 8 no. 2 p. 172-184
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Reference: Can Mineral June 1965 v. 8 no. 2 p. 172-184
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Can Mineral June 1965 v. 8 no. 2 p. 172-184
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Can Mineral June 1965 v. 8 no. 2 p. 172-184
Silver
Formula: Ag
Reference: Can Mineral June 1965 v. 8 no. 2 p. 172-184
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Can Mineral June 1965 v. 8 no. 2 p. 172-184
Stephanite
Formula: Ag5SbS4
Reference: Can Mineral June 1965 v. 8 no. 2 p. 172-184

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Electrum'1.AA.05(Au, Ag)
Gold1.AA.05Au
Silver1.AA.05Ag
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Acanthite2.BA.35Ag2S
Chalcopyrite2.CB.10aCuFeS2
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Polybasite2.GB.15[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Pyrargyrite2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Stephanite2.GB.10Ag5SbS4
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Silver1.1.1.2Ag
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Acanthite2.4.1.1Ag2S
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Chalcopyrite2.9.1.1CuFeS2
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø > 4
Polybasite3.1.7.2[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
ø = 4
Stephanite3.2.4.1Ag5SbS4
ø = 3
Pyrargyrite3.4.1.2Ag3SbS3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Electrum'-(Au, Ag)

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O QuartzSiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
S PyriteFeS2
S StephaniteAg5SbS4
S PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
S AcanthiteAg2S
S SphaleriteZnS
S GalenaPbS
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CuCopper
Cu Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
AgSilver
Ag Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Ag StephaniteAg5SbS4
Ag SilverAg
Ag PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
Ag AcanthiteAg2S
Ag Electrum(Au, Ag)
SbAntimony
Sb Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Sb StephaniteAg5SbS4
Sb PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
AuGold
Au Electrum(Au, Ag)
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Cretaceous
66 - 145 Ma



ID: 3186738
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Cretaceous (66 - 145 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary rocks

Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. [154]

Cretaceous
66 - 145 Ma



ID: 2439191

Age: Cretaceous (66 - 145 Ma)

Lithology: Metavolcanic

Reference: Instituto Nacional de Estadística, Geografía e Informática. Conjunto de Datos Vectoriales Geológicos. Continuo Nacional. Escala 1:1’000,000. [63]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License


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