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San Sebastian Mine, Charcas, Charcas Municipality, San Luis Potosí, Mexicoi
Regional Level Types
San Sebastian MineMine
Charcas- not defined -
Charcas MunicipalityMunicipality
San Luis PotosíState

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
23° 8' North , 101° 7' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
Charcas12,748 (2018)0.5km
IMMSA [Mina Tiro General]137 (2018)3.6km
Emiliano Zapata204 (2018)5.0km
Vicente Guerrero131 (2018)5.2km
Cañada Verde664 (2018)6.5km

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North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List

5 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Panczner (1987): 133., []
Formula: CuFeS2
Reference: No reference listed
Formula: CaB2Si2O8
Reference: Panczner (1987): 177; []
Formula: CaB(SiO4)(OH)
Reference: Panczner (1987): 108.
Datolite var: Bakerite
Formula: Ca4(H5B5Si3O20)
Reference: Panczner (1987): 108.
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Panczner (1987): 354.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Group 9 - Silicates
var: Bakerite9.AJ.20Ca4(H5B5Si3O20)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
Group 54 - NESOSILICATES Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates
Borosilicates and Some Beryllosilicates with B in [4] coordination
var: Bakerite54.2.1b.1Ca4(H5B5Si3O20)
Group 56 - SOROSILICATES Si2O7 Groups, With Additional O, OH, F and H2O
Si2O7 Groups and O, OH, F, and H2O with[Si2O7] with borate groups

List of minerals for each chemical element

H Datolite (var: Bakerite)Ca4(H5B5Si3O20)
H DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
B DanburiteCaB2Si2O8
B Datolite (var: Bakerite)Ca4(H5B5Si3O20)
B DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
C CalciteCaCO3
O DanburiteCaB2Si2O8
O CalciteCaCO3
O Datolite (var: Bakerite)Ca4(H5B5Si3O20)
O DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
Si DanburiteCaB2Si2O8
Si Datolite (var: Bakerite)Ca4(H5B5Si3O20)
Si DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
S ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
Ca DanburiteCaB2Si2O8
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Datolite (var: Bakerite)Ca4(H5B5Si3O20)
Ca DatoliteCaB(SiO4)(OH)
Fe ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Cu ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
Zn SphaleriteZnS

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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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]

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]

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