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Santa Rita Mine, Nieves, Mun. de General Francisco Murguía, Zacatecas, Mexicoi
Regional Level Types
Santa Rita MineMine
Nieves- not defined -
Mun. de General Francisco MurguíaMunicipality
Zacatecas- not defined -
MexicoCountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 24° 0' North , 103° 1' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 24.00000,-103.01667
GeoHash:G#: 9sq8xc1d1
Locality type:Mine
Köppen climate type:BSk : Cold semi-arid (steppe) climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Nieves5,653 (2018)0.6km
Cieneguilla (Noria y Cieneguilla)800 (2014)8.9km
Alfonso Medina431 (2018)9.2km
Independencia San Martín (San Martín)591 (2013)9.6km
San Isidro233 (2014)9.7km


Ref.: Panczner (1987): 110, 135, 243, 363, 387.

Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


7 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Panczner (1987): 110.
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: Panczner (1987): 135.
Jamesonite
Formula: Pb4FeSb6S14
Reference: Panczner (1987): 243.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Panczner (1987): 243.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Classic, well known specimen in my collection covered with tiny quartz crystals
Stibnite
Formula: Sb2S3
Reference: Panczner (1987): 363.
Valentinite
Formula: Sb2O3
Reference: Panczner (1987): 387.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Jamesonite2.HB.15Pb4FeSb6S14
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Stibnite2.DB.05Sb2S3
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Valentinite4.CB.55Sb2O3
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
Stibnite2.11.2.1Sb2S3
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 3 - SULFOSALTS
2 < ø < 2.49
Jamesonite3.6.7.1Pb4FeSb6S14
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Valentinite4.3.11.1Sb2O3
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O ValentiniteSb2O3
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
S PyriteFeS2
S StibniteSb2S3
S BaryteBaSO4
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
FeIron
Fe JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Fe PyriteFeS2
SbAntimony
Sb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14
Sb StibniteSb2S3
Sb ValentiniteSb2O3
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
PbLead
Pb JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14

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: 2430757

Age: Pleistocene (0 - 2.588 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary

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

Miocene - Oligocene
5.333 - 33.9 Ma



ID: 3184329
Cenozoic volcanic rocks

Age: Cenozoic (5.333 - 33.9 Ma)

Comments: Sierra Madre Occidental

Lithology: Ignimbrite(s); felsic 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]

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