Sierra Madre Occidental

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Sierra Madre Oc·ci·den·tal

 (ŏk′sĭ-dĕn′təl, ōk′sē-dĕn-täl′)
A mountain range of northwest Mexico running parallel to the Pacific coastline and adjoining the Mexican plateau. It extends for about 1,610 km (1,000 mi) southward from the border of Arizona.
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Noun1.Sierra Madre Occidental - a mountain range in northwestern Mexico that runs south from Arizona parallel to the Pacific coastline
Mexico, United Mexican States - a republic in southern North America; became independent from Spain in 1810
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The Company also holds a 100% interest in the San Timoteo property, located in the Sierra Madre Occidental Mountains of northwestern Mexico, as well as NSR royalties on several other nearby properties, and 100% of the La Cruz property, also in Chihuahua.
Gainey is a gold and silver exploration, development and ore processing company exploring an aggregate of 14,000+ hectares strategically located in the gold/silver-rich Sierra Madre Occidental Trend in western Mexico.
The last magmatic activity, as in the rest of the Sierra Madre Occidental, consists of silicic ignimbrites and less basaltic lava flows clustered in two pulses of ~31.5-29 Ma and 24-20 Ma.
This diverse array of habitats can be grouped into five biogeographic regions (Comision Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, 1997): the Sierra Madre Occidental, Southern Highlands, Volcanic Belt, Pacific Coast, and Balsas Depression (Fig.
The Cusi Mine lies within the Sierra Madre Occidental Mountain Range and located within the municipality of Cusihuiriachi in the central portion of Chihuahua State, Mexico.
Oceanus is currently exploring the El Tigre Property in the Sierra Madre Occidental.
The SMSP is endemic to Mexico, and its actual distribution is restricted to two disjunct ranges, approximately 800 km apart (Oliveras de Ita & Gomez de Silva, 2002; Oliveras de Ita & Rojas-Soto, 2006; Gallegos, 2014): one in the Transvolcanic Belt of Central Mexico (La Cima) near Mexico City and the other one in the Sierra Madre Occidental (Ejido Ojo de Agua El Cazador), near the city of Durango.