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Charcas, Mun. de Charcas, San Luis Potosí, Mexico

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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.

Regional Geology

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Neogene
2.588 - 23.03 Ma



ID: 2438664

Age: Neogene (2.588 - 23.03 Ma)

Lithology: Conglomerate

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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References

Panczner (1987): 177.

Mineralogical Record (2005): 36(4): 375-376.

Mineralogical Record (2009): 40: 74.

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