El Potosi

Producer in Chihuahua, Mexico with commodities Copper, Lead, Silver, Zinc
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Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10158232
MAS/MILS ID 2010110132
Record type Site
Current site name El Potosi
Related records 10049492

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -105.87133, 28.60585 (WGS84)
Elevation 1900
Location accuracy 250(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State
Mexico Chihuahua


Commodity Importance
Copper Tertiary
Lead Tertiary
Silver Primary
Zinc Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -105.87133, 28.60585

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Underground
Development status Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Large
Significant No

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Minerales Nacionales De Mexico S. A. (Mina Mex)
    Year 1994
    First year 1991

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 2010110132
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS MX02214 MAS references MRDS

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit FROM USGS MRDS MX02214

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 16-OCT-95 Kraemer, Sandra R. U.S. Bureau of Mines