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Ixtaca Gold-Silver Deposit, Mun. de Ixtacamaxtitlán, Puebla, Mexicoi
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Ixtaca Gold-Silver DepositDeposit
Mun. de IxtacamaxtitlánMunicipality
Puebla- not defined -
MexicoCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 19° 40' 35'' North , 97° 52' 9'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 19.67655,-97.86940
GeoHash:G#: 9g6ruyj8j
Owned/operated by:Almaden Minerals
Locality type:Deposit
Köppen climate type:Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Santa María Sotoltepec431 (2018)2.0km
Zacatepec243 (2014)2.9km
Tuligtic (San Miguel)226 (2014)4.2km
Ahuateno165 (2013)4.7km
Tlaxcalancingo298 (2014)5.1km


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Mineral List


12 valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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Detailed Mineral List:

Alunite
Formula: KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Buddingtonite
Formula: (NH4)(AlSi3)O8
'Electrum'
Formula: (Au, Ag)
Galena
Formula: PbS
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Naumannite
Formula: Ag2Se
Polybasite
Formula: [(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Proustite
Formula: Ag3AsS3
Pyrargyrite
Formula: Ag3SbS3
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Uytenbogaardtite
Formula: Ag3AuS2

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
'Electrum'1.AA.05(Au, Ag)
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Naumannite2.BA.55Ag2Se
Polybasite2.GB.15[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Proustite2.GA.05Ag3AsS3
Pyrargyrite2.GA.05Ag3SbS3
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Uytenbogaardtite2.BA.75Ag3AuS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Alunite7.BC.10KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 9 - Silicates
Buddingtonite9.FA.30(NH4)(AlSi3)O8
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1
Naumannite2.4.1.2Ag2Se
Uytenbogaardtite2.4.3.1Ag3AuS2
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
ø > 4
Polybasite3.1.7.2[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
ø = 3
Proustite3.4.1.1Ag3AsS3
Pyrargyrite3.4.1.2Ag3SbS3
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Alunite30.2.4.1KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Group 76 - TECTOSILICATES Al-Si Framework
Al-Si Framework with Al-Si frameworks
Buddingtonite76.1.2.1(NH4)(AlSi3)O8
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Electrum'-(Au, Ag)
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Buddingtonite(NH4)(AlSi3)O8
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
NNitrogen
N Buddingtonite(NH4)(AlSi3)O8
OOxygen
O Buddingtonite(NH4)(AlSi3)O8
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
O QuartzSiO2
AlAluminium
Al Buddingtonite(NH4)(AlSi3)O8
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
SiSilicon
Si Buddingtonite(NH4)(AlSi3)O8
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
S UytenbogaardtiteAg3AuS2
S Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
S ProustiteAg3AsS3
S PyriteFeS2
S GalenaPbS
S SphaleriteZnS
S PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
KPotassium
K AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
CuCopper
Cu Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
AsArsenic
As Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
As ProustiteAg3AsS3
SeSelenium
Se NaumanniteAg2Se
AgSilver
Ag Electrum(Au, Ag)
Ag UytenbogaardtiteAg3AuS2
Ag Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Ag ProustiteAg3AsS3
Ag NaumanniteAg2Se
Ag PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
SbAntimony
Sb Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Sb PyrargyriteAg3SbS3
AuGold
Au Electrum(Au, Ag)
Au UytenbogaardtiteAg3AuS2
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS

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]

Neogene
2.588 - 23.03 Ma



ID: 2435061

Age: Neogene (2.588 - 23.03 Ma)

Lithology: Volcaniclastic

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

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

Documents

Title (click to view)YearAuthor
Pre-Feasibility Study of the Ixtaca Gold-Silver Project Puebla State, Mexico2017Moose Mountain Technical Services

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