San Miguel Lignite Mine

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San Miguel Lignite Mine is an operating coal mine in Texas, United States.


Table 1: Project-level location details

Mine Name Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
San Miguel Lignite Mine Texas, United States 28.683058, -98.48402 (exact)

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Project Details

Table 2: Project status

Status Status Detail Opening Year Closing Year

Table 3: Operation details

Note: The asterisk (*) signifies that the value is a GEM estimated figure.
Capacity (Mtpa) Production (Mtpa) Year of Production Mine Type Mining Method Mine Size (km2) Mine Depth (m) Workforce Size
1.614788766[1] 2023[1] Surface Open Pit 75* 276[1]

Table 4: Coal resources and destination

Total Reserves (Mt) Year of Total Reserves Recorded Total Resources (Mt) Coalfield Coal Type Coal Grade Primary Consumer/ Destination
Other Interior Lignite Thermal

Table 5: Ownership and parent company

Owner Parent Company Headquarters
NACG Texas North American Construction Group USA

Note: The above section was automatically generated and is based on data from the GEM April 2024 Global Coal Mine Tracker dataset.


San Miguel Mine is owned by San Miguel Electric Cooperative Inc. and operated by the The North American Coal Corporation, near Christine, Texas, United States. North American Coal began contracting mining operations at the mine in 1997. The mine delivers approximately 3.5 million tons of coal per year, particularly to the power station, San Miguel Electric Cooperative. The operation utilizes draglines for overburden removal and reclaims about 300 acres of land annually.[2]

Contact Details

San Miguel Mine
PO Box 399
Jourdanton, TX 78026
Phone: 830.784.3545
Fax: 830.784.4205


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  2. "Operations: San Miguel Mine", North American Coal Corporation website, November 2009.

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