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Mohawkite

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Name:
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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Other Language Names for MohawkiteHide

German:Mohawkit
Spanish:Mohawkita

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Algodonite8 photos of Mohawkite associated with Algodonite on mindat.org.
Copper4 photos of Mohawkite associated with Copper on mindat.org.
Domeykite4 photos of Mohawkite associated with Domeykite on mindat.org.
Quartz3 photos of Mohawkite associated with Quartz on mindat.org.
Rammelsbergite3 photos of Mohawkite associated with Rammelsbergite on mindat.org.
Koutekite2 photos of Mohawkite associated with Koutekite on mindat.org.

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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 MohawkiteHide

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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 MohawkiteHide

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.

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- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
USA
 
  • Michigan
    • Houghton Co.
      • Calumet Township
[www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com]
    • Keweenaw Co.
      • Mohawk
Rocks & Min.: 21:664.
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