Bahía de Maputo (Maputo Bay; Delagoa Bay; Lourenco Marques Bay), Maputo Province, Mozambique
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|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||25° 48' South , 32° 51' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-25.8, 32.85|
Apjohnite was first found in "Algoa Bay, Africa" where it occurred in "20 foot thick layers" (Kane 1838)
NOTE: According to the Getty Thesaurus, Bahía de Maputo is the preferred name for this geographic feature.
1 valid mineral. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.
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Kane, R.(1838): Ueber der Wirkung von Arsenikwasserstoff auf schwefelsaures Kupferoxyd und über den vom Dr. Apjohn zerlegten Mangan-alaun. Annalen der Physik, Halle, Leipzig. 44: 471-472 [ a note on the locality in the footnote on p. 472]