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Named after the original locality, the Mohawk Mine.
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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Health Risks:
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:
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

This map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.
(TL) indicates type locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
  • Michigan
    • Houghton Co.
      • Calumet Township
    • Keweenaw Co.
      • Mohawk
Rocks & Min.: 21:664.
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