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Guitarra Mine, Temascaltepec de González (Temascaltepec), Mun. de Temascaltepec, Mexico, Mexico

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 19° 2' North , 100° 3' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 19.03333,-100.05000
GeoHash:G#: 9g2u72cv4
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cwb : Subtropical highland climate or temperate oceanic climate with dry winters

Ag-Au low-sulfidation epithermal deposit.

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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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Quaternary - Pliocene
0 - 5.333 Ma

ID: 3184281
Cenozoic sedimentary and volcanic rocks

Age: Cenozoic (0 - 5.333 Ma)

Comments: Faja Volcanica Transmexicana

Lithology: Sedimentary and volcanic 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]

2.588 - 23.03 Ma

ID: 2433040

Age: Neogene (2.588 - 23.03 Ma)

Lithology: Acidic igneous extrusive

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

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Panczner (1987): 345.
Camprubí, A., Canals, A., Cardellach, E., Prol-Ledesma, R.M., Rivera, R. (2001): The La Guitarra Ag-Au low-sulfidation epithermal deposit, Temascaltepec district, Mexico: vein structure, mineralogy, and sulfide-sulfosalt chemistry. Society of Economic Geologists Special Publication, 8, 133-158.
Camprubí, A., Cardellach, E., Canals, À., Lucchini, R. (2001): The La Guitarra Ag–Au low sulfidation epithermal deposit, Temascaltepec district, Mexico: fluid inclusion and stable isotope data. In: Albinson, T., Nelson, C.E. (Eds.), New Mines and Discoveries in Mexico and Central America. Society of Economic Geologists Special Publication Series, 8, 159-186.
Camprubí, A., Chomiak, B. A., Villanueva-Estrada, R. E., Canals, À., Norman, D. I., Cardellach, E., & Stute, M. (2006). Fluid sources for the La Guitarra epithermal deposit (Temascaltepec district, Mexico): Volatile and helium isotope analyses in fluid inclusions. Chemical geology, 231(3), 252-284.

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