Recent Submissions

  • Origin of fluids in Las Tres Vírgenes Geothermal Field 

    Hernández Hernández M.A.; Pinti D.L.; Castro M.C.; López-Hernández A.; Shouakar-Stash O.; Richard L.; Núñez-Hernández S.; Hall C.M.; Ramírez Montes M.A.; Sánchez-Cornejo C.
    A geochemical survey of fluids in the Las Tres Vírgenes geothermal field (LTVGF) in Baja California Sur, Mexico, was carried out to describe their origins and evolution within the reservoir. Major and minor elements and ...
  • The Acoculco Caldera Complex magmas: Genesis, evolution and relation with the Acoculco geothermal system 

    Sosa-Ceballos, G.; Macías, J. L.; Avellán, D. R.; Salazar-Hermenegildo, N.; Boijseauneau-López, M. E.; Pérez-Orozco, J. D. (Elservier, 2018)
    The Acoculco Caldera Complex (ACC) is located in the eastern part of the Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt, México. The ACC was formed 2.7 Ma, and since then, volcanic activity has persisted until 0.06 Ma, through the emission ...
  • Eruptive chronology and tectonic context of the late Pleistocene Tres Vírgenes volcanic complex, Baja California Sur (México) 

    Ramón Avellán, Denis; Macías, José Luis; Arce, José Luis; Jiménez-Haro, Adrian; Saucedo- Girón, Ricardo; Garduño- Monroy, Víctor Hugo; Sosa-Ceballos, Giovanni; Bernal, Juan Pablo; López-Loera, Hector; Cisneros, Guillermo; Layer, Paul W.; García-Sánchez, Laura; Reyes-Agustín, Gabriela; Santiago Rocha, Víctor; Rangel, Elizabeth (Elservier, 2018)
    Based on a detailed geological map and stratigraphy aided by new 230Th/238U and 206P/238U age determinations we established the eruptive chronology of the Tres Vírgenes Volcanic Complex (TVVC). The complex consists of three ...
  • Portal web de un Sistema de Información Geográfica del potencial de los Sistemas Geotérmicos Mejorados en México 

    Paredes-Soberanes, A.; Lira-Arguello, R.; Torres-Rodríguez, R.J.; Hernández-Ochoa, A. F.; Martínez-Estrella, J. I.; Iglesias, E. R.; Reyes-Picasso, N.; López-Blanco, S.
    El presente trabajo describe el desarrollo de un portal web de un Sistema de Información Geográfica (SIG) o geo-portal que servirá para la presentación de los resultados del proyecto estratégico CeMIEGeo P07 “Estimación ...
  • NW-SE Pliocene-Quaternary extension in the Apan-Acoculco region, eastern Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt 

    García-Palomo, Armando; Macías, José Luis; Jiménez, Adrián; Tolson, Gustavo; Mena, Manuel; Sánchez-Núñez, Juan Manuel; Arce, José Luis; Layer, Paul W.; Santoyo, Miguel Ángel; Lermo-Samaniego, Javier (Elservier, 2018)
    The Apan-Acoculco area is located in the eastern portion of the Mexico basin and the Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt. The area is transected by right-stepping variably dipping NE-SW normal faults. The Apan-Tlaloc Fault System ...
  • Un modelo geológico simplificado de la corteza continental hasta 10 km de profundidad para estimar el potencial de los Sistemas Geotérmicos Mejorados en México 

    Martínez-Estrella, J.I.; López-Blanco, S.; Iglesias, E.R.; Paredes-Soberanes, A.; Reyes Picasso, N.; Torres, R.J.; Lira-Argüello, R.; González-Reyes, I.; Román-Fernández, B.; Romero-Santiago, K.; Romano-Vázquez, I.; Juárez-Hernández, J.E.; Cedillo-Vallejo, V.N.; Robles-Trigueros, N.G.; Gutiérrez-Negrín, L.C.A.; Dávalos-Elizondo, E
    The CeMIE-Geo project P07 aims to perform the first estimate of the power potential of EGS in Mexico. For this purpose, it follows the methodology proposed by Beardsmore et al., 2010 (A Protocol for Estimating and Mapping ...
  • Estimación preliminar del Potencial Teórico de los Sistemas Geotérmicos Mejorados en México 

    Iglesias, E.R; López-Blanco, S.; Martínez-Estrella, J.I.; Torres, R.J.; Paredes-Soberanes, A.; Reyes-Picasso, N.; González-Reyes, I.; Romano-Vázquez, I.; Prol-Ledesma, R. M.
    As part of the results of the project CeMIE-Geo P07, this work presents a preliminary estimate of the Theoretical Potential for Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS) in Mexico. The methodology used is described by Beardsmore ...
  • Continental heat flow data update for México – Constructing a reliable and accurate heat flow map 

    Espinoza Ojeda, Orlando Miguel; Prol-Ledesma, Rosa María; Iglesias, Eduardo R.
    México has a large potential of high enthalpy geothermal resources, as shown by existing geothermal fields in exploration and exploitation for power generation. In addition, a large number of sites containing thermal ...
  • Geomechanical characterization of the Miocene Cuitzeo ignimbrites, Michoacán, Central Mexico 

    Pola, A.; Martínez-Martínez, J.; Macías, José Luis; Fusi, N.; Crosta, G.; Garduño Monroy, Víctor Hugo; Núñez-Hurtado, J.A. (Elsevier, 2016)
    Volcanic rocks, especially ignimbrites, exhibit complex mechanical behaviours due to their large variation in welding, porosity, textural and granulometrical characteristics. Moreover, there is a lack of knowledge of how ...
  • Water-Rock-Microbial Interactions in the hydrothermal spring of Puertecitos, Baja California, Mexico 

    Arellano Ramírez, Yorfrank; Kretzschmar, Thomas Gunter; Hernández Martínez, Rufina
    The interaction of microorganisms with minerals under high temperature hydrothermal systems is a little studied process. This study was conducted in the hydrothermal spring at Puertecitos, Baja California, Mexico, formed ...
  • Avances en la estimación del potencial de generación eléctrica de los Sistemas Geotérmicos Mejorados (SGM) en México 

    Iglesias Rodríguez, Eduardo; Martínez-Estrella, J.I.; Torres, R.J.; Lira-Argüello, R.; Paredes, A.; Reyes Picasso, N.; Morales Reyes, M.F.; González Reyes, I.; López Blanco, S.; Prol-Ledesma, R.M.; Gutiérrez-Negrín, L.C.A.; Ortega Gutiérrez, F.
    Este es el proyecto 07 del Centro Mexicano de Innovación en Energía Geotérmica (CeMIE-Geo), cuyos objetivos son la estimación del potencial de generación eléctrica de los SGM en México, y presentarlo en un sistema de ...
  • Potential of hydrothermal altered rocks as potential scenario for search of biosignatures in exoplanets 

    Iñiguez, Enrique; Mendoza-Lavaniegos, Vladimir; Kretzschmar, Thomas Gunter
    Hydrothermally altered ignimbrite tuff has been characterized by x-ray fluorescence (XRF) and x-ray diffraction (micro-XRD). XRF elemental distribution maps show a clear localization of elements according to their weathering ...
  • Potencial teórico SGM en los afloramientos del basamento en México 

    Iglesias Rodríguez, Eduardo; Torres Rodríguez, Rodolfo Joaquín; Martínez Estrella, Juan Ignacio; Lira Argüello, Ramón; Paredes Soberanes, Adriana; Reyes Picasso, Neftalí; Prol Ledesma, Rosa María; Espinoza Ojeda, Orlando Miguel; López Blanco, Siomara; González Reyes, Ismael
    En el marco del proyecto CeMIE-Geo P07 “Estimación del potencial de generación eléctrica de los Sistemas Geotérmicos Mejorados (SGM) en México”, hemos estimado el Potencial Teórico de los afloramientos del basamento ...
  • Integration of heat flow measurements and estimations in the construction of Mexico’s heat flow map 

    Prol Ledesma, Rosa María; Espinoza Ojeda, Orlando Miguel; Iglesias Rodríguez, Eduardo; Arango Galván, Claudia
    Determination of the geothermal potential is linked to the heat transfer regime, which is related with the surface heat flow. Heat flow and temperature gradient data are very valuable to define the geothermal resources ...