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Lake Alchichica, Alchichica, Tepeyahualco Municipality, Puebla, Mexicoi
Regional Level Types
Lake AlchichicaGroup of Volcanic Craters (Flooded)
AlchichicaTown
Tepeyahualco MunicipalityMunicipality
PueblaState
MexicoCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
19° 24' 54'' North , 97° 24' 11'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Group of Volcanic Craters (Flooded) - last checked 2019
Köppen climate type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Laguna de Alchichica135 (2018)1.1km
Zalayeta (Alchichica y el Bordo)575 (2014)1.2km
San José Alchichica2,527 (2018)2.5km
Chichicuautla1,846 (2018)2.9km
Itzoteno1,347 (2018)3.6km


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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


4 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Aragonite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Kazmierczak, Jozef & Kempe, Stephan & Kremer, Barbara & Lopez-Garcia, Purificacion & Moreira, David & Tavera, Rosaluz. (2011): Hydrochemistry and microbialites of the alkaline crater lake Alchichica, Mexico. Facies 57, pp .543-570.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Kazmierczak, Jozef & Kempe, Stephan & Kremer, Barbara & Lopez-Garcia, Purificacion & Moreira, David & Tavera, Rosaluz. (2011): Hydrochemistry and microbialites of the alkaline crater lake Alchichica, Mexico. Facies 57, pp .543-570.
Calcite var: Mg-rich Calcite
Formula: (Ca,Mg)CO3
Reference: Kazmierczak, Jozef & Kempe, Stephan & Kremer, Barbara & Lopez-Garcia, Purificacion & Moreira, David & Tavera, Rosaluz. (2011): Hydrochemistry and microbialites of the alkaline crater lake Alchichica, Mexico. Facies 57, pp .543-570.
Huntite
Formula: CaMg3(CO3)4
Reference: Kazmierczak, Jozef & Kempe, Stephan & Kremer, Barbara & Lopez-Garcia, Purificacion & Moreira, David & Tavera, Rosaluz. (2011): Hydrochemistry and microbialites of the alkaline crater lake Alchichica, Mexico. Facies 57, pp .543-570.
Hydromagnesite
Formula: Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Reference: Kazmierczak, Jozef & Kempe, Stephan & Kremer, Barbara & Lopez-Garcia, Purificacion & Moreira, David & Tavera, Rosaluz. (2011): Hydrochemistry and microbialites of the alkaline crater lake Alchichica, Mexico. Facies 57, pp .543-570.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Aragonite5.AB.15CaCO3
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
var: Mg-rich Calcite5.AB.05(Ca,Mg)CO3
Huntite5.AB.25CaMg3(CO3)4
Hydromagnesite5.DA.05Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Miscellaneous
Huntite14.4.3.1CaMg3(CO3)4
Group 16b - HYDRATED CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Hydromagnesite16b.7.1.1Mg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
Aragonite-CaCO3
Calcite
var: Mg-rich Calcite
-(Ca,Mg)CO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
CCarbon
C HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
C HuntiteCaMg3(CO3)4
C CalciteCaCO3
C Calcite (var: Mg-rich Calcite)(Ca,Mg)CO3
C AragoniteCaCO3
OOxygen
O HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
O HuntiteCaMg3(CO3)4
O CalciteCaCO3
O Calcite (var: Mg-rich Calcite)(Ca,Mg)CO3
O AragoniteCaCO3
MgMagnesium
Mg HydromagnesiteMg5(CO3)4(OH)2 · 4H2O
Mg HuntiteCaMg3(CO3)4
Mg Calcite (var: Mg-rich Calcite)(Ca,Mg)CO3
CaCalcium
Ca HuntiteCaMg3(CO3)4
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca Calcite (var: Mg-rich Calcite)(Ca,Mg)CO3
Ca AragoniteCaCO3

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
0 - 2.588 Ma



ID: 2435901

Age: Pleistocene (0 - 2.588 Ma)

Lithology: Acidic igneous extrusive

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

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]

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

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Kazmierczak, Jozef & Kempe, Stephan & Kremer, Barbara & Lopez-Garcia, Purificacion & Moreira, David & Tavera, Rosaluz. (2011): Hydrochemistry and microbialites of the alkaline crater lake Alchichica, Mexico. Facies 57, pp .543-570.


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