Naica

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Naica
Town
Municipality of Saucillo in Chihuahua
Municipality of Saucillo in Chihuahua
Naica is located in Mexico
Naica
Naica
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 27°51′3″N 105°29′47″W / 27.85083°N 105.49639°W / 27.85083; -105.49639
Country  Mexico
State Chihuahua
Municipality Saucillo
Founded 1828
Population (2010)
 • Total 4,938

Naica is a town in the Mexican state of Chihuahua. It is located in the municipality of Saucillo. As of 2010, the town of Naica had a population of 4,938,[1] up from 4,775 in the 2005 INEGI Census.[2]

It is a mining town and the location of the renowned Naica Mine.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Saucillo". Catálogo de Localidades. Secretaría de Desarrollo Social (SEDESOL). Retrieved 23 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Saucillo". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Retrieved October 25, 2008. 
Panorama of Naica
Fluorite specimen from Naica Mine. Note the clear "windows' into the transparent, light green interior of this compound crystal. Size: 4.7 x 4.5 x 3.9 cm.


Coordinates: 27°51′3″N 105°29′47″W / 27.85083°N 105.49639°W / 27.85083; -105.49639