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Neovolcanic Axis Metallogenic Province

Guillermo P. Salas
Guillermo P. Salas
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January 01, 1991


This province does not fit the established concept of a metallogenic province. However, its geology and physiography seem to control certain metallogenic aspects related to tectonics and epigenetic hydrothermalism over an estimated 185,000 km2 (Salas, 1975, p. 107), an area that almost crosses the country from east to west: from the Los Tuxtlas volcanic complex in Veracruz on the Gulf of Mexico to the Bahia de Banderas on the Pacific Coast of the state of Jalisco (Fig. 1).

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DNAG, Geology of North America

Economic Geology, Mexico

Guillermo P. Salas
Guillermo P. Salas
Geologo Consultor Asesor del Consejo de Recursos Minerales Centro Minero Nacional Carretera Mexico-Pachuca Pachuca, Hgo., Mexico, D.F.
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January 01, 1991




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