Mineralpedia Details for Mapimite
Named for the type locality at Mina Ojuela in Mapimi, Durango, Mexico. Mapimite is a rare mineral that occurs only at its type locality and a newer locality in Greece and is found in oxidized arsenic-bearing polymetallic ore deposits of hydrothermal origin. Associated minerals include scorodite, adamite, smithsonite, and limonite.
Ref. Handbook of Mineralogy, Anthony et al (1995) and MSA at http://www.handbookofmineralogy.org/pdfs/mapimite.pdf
Mapimite from Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
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- Type Locality
This specimen is originally from Richard Gaines, a 3x8mm matrix covered with micro crystals. Two world wide localities.