Upper Conglomerate and its importance to the Sierra Mojada Ag-Zn deposit system, Coahuila, Mexico, The
The Sierra Mojada Ag-Pb-Zn-(Cu) district is located in Coahuila, Mexico approximately 200 kilometers south of the United States border. The district was originally discovered in 1879 and has produced approximately 10 million short tons of arsenian silver, zinc, lead, and copper ore. The Sierra Mojada district is situated on the northern edge of the Coahuila block at the southern boundary of the Sabinas basin along the trace of the San Marcos fault system. The mineral deposits at Sierra Mojada are primarily hosted in Lower Cretaceous limestone and dolomitized limestone strata that were faulted ...
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