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Mohawkite

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Name:
Named after the original locality, the Mohawk Mine.
A Mixture Of:Algodonite, Copper, Domeykite


A mixture of algodonite, domeykite and arsenic-rich copper (and possibly further species).
Originally reported from Mohawk Mine, Mohawk, Keweenaw Co., Michigan, USA.

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Classification of Mohawkite

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Other Names for Mohawkite

Other Languages:
German:Mohawkit
Spanish:Mohawkita

Other Information

Health Warning:No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for Mohawkite

Reference List:

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Moore, P. B.(1971): Copper-nickel arsenides of the Mohawk no.2 mine. Mohawk, Keweenaw Co. , Michigan. American Mineralogist 56: 1319-1331

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    Localities for Mohawkite

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    USA
     
    • Michigan
      • Houghton Co.
        • Calumet Township
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      • Keweenaw Co.
        • Mohawk
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