Charcas, Mun. de Charcas, San Luis Potosí, Mexico
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||23° 7' 60'' North , 101° 7' 0'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||23.13333,-101.11667|
|Köppen climate type:||BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate|
Typical Mexican polymetallic skarn deposit. The Charcas deposit has a large Ca-B metasomatic envelope composed of early datolite and later danburite. Axinite group minerals are a later stage contemporary with the danburite deposition.
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25 valid minerals.
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2.588 - 23.03 Ma
Localities in this Region
Mineralogical Record (2005): 36(4): 375-376.
Mineralogical Record (2009): 40: 74.