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Nonoalco Mine, Otongo, Mun. de Molango, Hidalgo, Mexico

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 20° 58' 35'' North , 98° 43' 3'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 20.97648,-98.71766
GeoHash:G#: 9g9z3deuz
Owned/operated by:Minera Autlan (100%)
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate

Ref.: Panczner(1987): 248, 284, 329. An open pit manganese mine owned by Cia. Minera Autlán.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Commodity List

This is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.

Mineral List

3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Formula: CaMn2+(CO3)2
Reference: Panczner(1987): 248.
Formula: Mn
Formula: (Mn4+,Mn2+)(O,OH)2
Reference: Panczner(1987):284.
Formula: MnCO3
Reference: Panczner(1987):329.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification


List of minerals for each chemical element

H Nsutite(Mn4+,Mn2+)(O,OH)2
C KutnohoriteCaMn2+(CO3)2
C RhodochrositeMnCO3
O KutnohoriteCaMn2+(CO3)2
O Nsutite(Mn4+,Mn2+)(O,OH)2
O RhodochrositeMnCO3
Ca KutnohoriteCaMn2+(CO3)2
Mn KutnohoriteCaMn2+(CO3)2
Mn Nsutite(Mn4+,Mn2+)(O,OH)2
Mn RhodochrositeMnCO3

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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Early Cretaceous
100.5 - 145 Ma

ID: 3186170
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Early Cretaceous (100.5 - 145 Ma)

Lithology: Carbonate,shale

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]

Late Jurassic
145 - 163.5 Ma

ID: 2434940

Age: Jurassic (145 - 163.5 Ma)

Lithology: Limestone-shale

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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