Petrogenesis and tectonic evolution of central Mexico during Triassic-Jurassic time

  • Elena Centeno-García Estación Regional del Noroeste, Instituto de Geología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Hermosillo, Sonora, México
  • Gilberto Silva-Romo División de Ciencias de la Tierra, Facultad de Ingeniería, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Keywords: Geology, tectonics, Nd isotopes, REE, Triassic, Jurassic, Mexico.

Abstract

The Zacatecas Formation that crops out near Zacatecas city in central Mexico, is made up of alternating shale, quartz-rich sandstone, tuff, scarce limestone and basaltic pillow lava. Rocks of similar age are exposed in the Peñón Blanco area that are called La Ballena formation… in order to continue, download the full paper in PDF.

Published
2019-01-10
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