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Calcite from
Lake Alchichica, Alchichica, Tepeyahualco Municipality, Puebla, Mexico

Locality type:Volcanic Crater
Classification
Species:Calcite
Formula:CaCO3
Significance:Unusual or interesting association, relationships with other species, pseudomorphism etc. - see notes.
Abundance at site:Very common
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:XRD
References
References: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.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Huntite
Hydromagnesite
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Calcite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Lake Alchichica, Alchichica, Tepeyahualco Municipality, Puebla, Mexico
Nearest other occurrences of Calcite
154.4km (96.0 miles) A Carretera Mine, Mineral del Monte (Mineral del Real del Monte; Real del Monte), Mineral del Monte Municipality, Hidalgo, Mexico
154.4km (96.0 miles) B Doloras Mine, Mineral del Monte (Mineral del Real del Monte; Real del Monte), Mineral del Monte Municipality, Hidalgo, Mexico
158.0km (98.2 miles) C Tehuitzingo, Tehuitzingo Municipality, Puebla, Mexico
159.6km (99.1 miles) D Barron Mine, Pachuca de Soto (Pachuca), Pachuca Municipality, Hidalgo, Mexico
159.6km (99.1 miles) E Encino Mine, Pachuca de Soto (Pachuca), Pachuca Municipality, Hidalgo, Mexico
159.6km (99.1 miles) F Guadalupe Mine, Pachuca de Soto (Pachuca), Pachuca Municipality, Hidalgo, Mexico
159.6km (99.1 miles) G Jacal Mine, Pachuca de Soto (Pachuca), Pachuca Municipality, Hidalgo, Mexico
159.6km (99.1 miles) H Rosario Mine, Pachuca de Soto (Pachuca), Pachuca Municipality, Hidalgo, Mexico
159.6km (99.1 miles) I San Cayetano Mine, Pachuca de Soto (Pachuca), Pachuca Municipality, Hidalgo, Mexico
159.6km (99.1 miles) J San Nicanor Mine, Pachuca de Soto (Pachuca), Pachuca Municipality, Hidalgo, Mexico
159.6km (99.1 miles) K San Rafael Mine, Pueblo de Cerezo, Pachuca de Soto (Pachuca), Pachuca Municipality, Hidalgo, Mexico
159.6km (99.1 miles) L Pachuca de Soto (Pachuca), Pachuca Municipality, Hidalgo, Mexico
239.5km (148.8 miles) M Cruz Mine, Huitzuco de los Figueroa (Huitzuco), Huitzuco Municipality, Guerrero, Mexico
239.5km (148.8 miles) N Trinidad Mine, Huitzuco de Los Figueroa (Huitzuco), Huitzuco Municipality, Guerrero, Mexico
239.5km (148.8 miles) O Tumbaga Mine, Huitzuco de Los Figueroa (Huitzuco), Huitzuco Municipality, Guerrero, Mexico
251.7km (156.4 miles) P Zimapán, Zimapán Municipality, Hidalgo, Mexico
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