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Passion for our job and search for solutions define us.

With an expert team in Geology, Remote Sensing and GIS, all tasks, consulting and training are a sure success.

Since 2008 we have perfected day by day our processes to provide your organization the highest international quality standards in Geological consulting, Remote Sensing and GIS, our team works continuously on updating themselves on each specialty area.


Altought 75% of our customer base are related to mining, our participation in other disciplines and educational / research institutions has been growing year after year. Geo Digital Imaging has participated in more than 13 scientific publications in international journals (see here an updated list), as well as international conferences and academic outreach events.


Full-time consultants:


[MX] Héctor Mendívil, Geo, MSc, Universidad de Sonora, Dip. ITESM: Exploration geology, Geographic Information Systems, Remote Sensing and Informatics (Hmendivil@gdim.com.mx).

[MX] Eulalio Rodríguez Vázquez, Geoph., Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León: Surveying, processing, inversion and interpretation of magnetic and electric data, aerial and terrestrial geophysics. (Eulalio.Rodriguez@gdim.com.mx) 

Part time geological consultants, strong and wide consultants team, specilized in different geological disciplines (economic, structural, environmental and urban geology) support our specialized consultancy, according to each client specific requirements.  All of our part-time consultants hold a PhD degree and wide exprience in the private-business industry.


Our customers

Our customers
Because of our commitment and results, the customer base of Geo Digital Imaging has been enriched with the most recognized industry organizations, academia and government.

Our solutions have been successfully implemented by mining companies, research institutions and government.


Scientific collaborations

Geo Digital Imaging collaborates with different academic and research institutions on Mineral, Environmental Geology Medical Geology lines of research.

Collaborations in Scientific papers and academic congresses:


A multi-elemental study to establish the natural background and geochemical anomalies in rocks from the Sonora river upper basin, NW Mexico,Thierry Calmus, Martín Valencia-Moreno, Rafael Del Rio-Salas, Lucas Ochoa-Landín, and Héctor Mendivil-Quijada, Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Geológicas, Junio 2018.

Geology and geochemistry of the Suaqui Verde deposit: A contribution to the knowledge of the Laramide porphyry copper mineralization in south central Sonora, Mexico, Ochoa-Landín, L. H., Valencia-Moreno, M., Calmus, T., Del Río-Salas, R., Mendívil-Quijada, H., Meza-Figueroa, D., Flores-Vásquez, I., Zúñiga-Hernández, L. G. Ore Geology Reviews (2016), doi: 10.1016/j.oregeorev.2016.10.011 (Publicado, 2016)


Latest Cretaceous-early Paleogene "boom" of porphyry Cu mineralization associated with the Laramide magmatic arc of Mexico, Martin Valencia-Moreno, Antoni Camprubi, Lucas Ochoa-Landin, Hector Mendívil-Quijada, Ore Geology Reviews (Published, May 2016)


New U–Pb and Re–Os geochronology of Laramide porphyry copper mineralization along the Cananea lineament, northeastern Sonora, Mexico: Contribution to the understanding of the Cananea copper district. Rafael Del Rio-Salas, Lucas Ochoa-Landín, Martín Valencia-Moreno, Thierry Calmus, Diana Meza-Figueroa, Sergio Salgado-Souto, Jason Kirk, Joaquin Ruiz, Héctor Mendívil-Quijada. Ore Geology Reviews (En prensa, 2016)


Apatite fission-track thermochronology of Laramide plutonic rocks in northwestern Mexico: Basin and Range extension versus Gulf of California rifting imprints. Thierry Calmus, Matthias Bernet, Rául Lugo-Zazueta, Elizabeth Hardwick, Hector Mendivil-Quijada. Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Geológicas.

(Publicado, 2015)


Ca. 13 Ma strike-slip deformation in coastal Sonora from a large-scale, en-echelon, brittle-ductile, dextral shear indicator: implications for the evolution of the California rift. David García-Martínez, Roberto Stanley Molina Garza , Jaime Roldán Quintana , Hector Mendívil-Quijada, Geofísica Internacional (Publicado, Oct 1 2014)


Genesis of manganese oxide mineralization in the Boleo region and Concepción Peninsula, Baja California Sur: constraints from Pb-Sr isotopes and REE geochemistry. Rafael Del Rio-Salas, Lucas Ochoa-Landín, Christopher J. Eastoe, Joaquín Ruiz, Diana Meza-Figueroa, Martín Valencia-Moreno, Hugo Zúñiga-Hernández, Luis Zúñiga-Hernández, Verónica Moreno-Rodríguez, Héctor Mendívil-Quijada, Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Geológicas 2013 30(3) (Publicado, 2013)


Geology, stable isotope, and U-Pb geochronology of the Mariquita porphyry copper and Lucy Cu-Mo deposits, Cananea District, Mexico: A contribution to regional Exploration. Rafael Del Rio Salas, Lucas Ochoa-Landín, Joaquín Ruiz, Christopher Eastoe, Diana Meza-Figueroa, Hugo Zuñiga Hernández, Héctor Mendívil-Quijada, Francisco Quintanar-Ruiz. Journal of Geochemical Exploration. (Publicado, Enero 2013)


Procesos erosivos en jales de la Presa I de Nacozari de García, Sonora y su efecto en la dispersión de contaminantes. Margarita de la O-Villanueva, Diana Meza-Figueroa, Raina M. Maier, Denise Moreno, Agustín Gómez-Alvarez, Rafael Del Río-Salas, Héctor Mendívil, Alejandra Montijo. Boletín de la Sociedad Geológica Mexicana Volumen 65, núm. 1, 2013, p. 27-38 (Publicado, 2013)


Lead-chromate in Dust, Route-specific Pb-risk Assessment and Spatial Relation to Low Academic Performance in Elementary Education. Del Rio-Salas, R., Ruiz, J., De la O-Villanueva, M., Moreno-Rodríguez, V., González-Grijalva, B., Mendívil-Quijada, H., Castillo-Morales, U., Gámez-Corrales, R., Espinoza, G., Meza-Figueroa, D., Environment International (Publicado 2013)


Uso de imágenes satelitales aplicadas a la exploración por yacimientos minerales. Héctor Mendívil-Quijada. Revista GEOMIMET., XXXIX Época, Septiembre/Octubre 2012, No. 299,  ISSN 0185-1314. (Publicado, 2012)


Sistemática de isótopos de Pb para determinar fuentes geogénicas y antropogénicas de polvos urbanos en zonas áridas. Del Rio Salas, R., Meza-Figueroa, D., Ruiz, J., De la O-Villanueva, M., Mendívil-Quijada, H., Castillo-Morales, U., Moreno-Rodríguez, V., González-Grijalva, B., Valencia-Moreno, M., Gómez-Alvarez, A. Reunión Anual de la Unión Geofísica Mexicana, A. C., Celebrada en Puerto Vallarta, México, del 28 de octubre al 2 de noviembre del 2012 (Presentado 2012)


Source and metal concentrations in urban dust from arid environment and possible impact on human health. Del Rio-Salas, R., Meza-Figueroa, D., Ruiz, J., De la O-Villanueva, M., Mendívil-Quijada, H., Castillo-Morales, U., Gonzalez-Grijalva, B., Moreno-Rodríguez, V., Valencia-Moreno, M., Gómez-Alvarez, A.  Geological Society of America Annual Meeting in Charlotte, Boston, USA, 4–7 November 2012 (Presented 2012)


Tracing geogenic and anthropogenic sources in urban dusts: Insights from lead isotopes. R. Del Rio Salas, J. Ruiz, M. De la O-Villanueva, M. Valencia-Moreno, V. Moreno-Rodríguez, A. Gómez-Alvarez, T. Grijalva, H. Mendivil, F. Paz-Moreno, D. Meza-Figueroa. Atmospheric Environment, Volume 60, December 2012, Pages 202–210 (Publicado, 2012)


Metals in residential soils and cumulative risk assessment in Yaqui and Mayo agricultural valleys, northern Mexico. Maria M. Meza-Montenegro, A. Jay Gandolfi, María Ernestina Santana-Alcántar, Walter T. Klimecki, María Guadalupe Aguilar-Apodaca, Rafael Del Río-Salas, Margarita De la O-Villanueva, Agustín Gómez-Alvarez, Héctor Mendivil-Quijada, Martín Valencia, Diana Meza-Figueroa. Science of The Total Environment, Volume 433, pages 472–481. (Publicado, 2012)


Most of the listed papers are open access, others require subscription to their corresponding publishing house. To know how to access any of them please write to info@gdim.com.mx asking for full text, please include your name, Institution and the reason of your request.

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