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Amatitlán, Mun. de Zumpango del Rio, Guerrero, Mexicoi
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Amatitlán- not defined -
Mun. de Zumpango del RioMunicipality
Guerrero- not defined -
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 17° 51' 54'' North , 99° 45' 41'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 17.86514,-99.76164
GeoHash:G#: 9g1j9u5zc
Köppen climate type:Aw : Tropical savanna, wet
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Amatitlán363 (2018)0.2km
Tepehuaje210 (2014)4.7km
Coatepec de los Naranjos110 (2014)5.2km
Carrizalillo1,200 (2018)5.4km
Mazapa216 (2018)8.4km


Regions containing this locality

North America PlateTectonic Plate

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2 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Reference: [www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com]
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Reference: Van King
Quartz var: Amethyst
Formula: SiO2
Localities: Reported from at least 7 localities in this region.
Reference: Min Rec 35:6 pp29-37

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Amethyst4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Calcite5.AB.05CaCO3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
var: Amethyst-SiO2

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
OOxygen
O Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
O CalciteCaCO3
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Amethyst)SiO2
Si QuartzSiO2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3

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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Cretaceous
66 - 145 Ma



ID: 3186738
Mesozoic sedimentary rocks

Age: Cretaceous (66 - 145 Ma)

Lithology: Sedimentary 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]

Late Cretaceous
66 - 100.5 Ma



ID: 2437419

Age: Late Cretaceous (66 - 100.5 Ma)

Lithology: Shale-sandstone

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

References

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Ontiveros, Wilson, Megaw (2004) Famous Mineral Localities: The Guerrero Amethyst Deposits Mexico. Mineralogical Record, 35(6), 29-37.

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