Mapimí, Durango

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Mapimí

Founded as Santiago de Mapimí
Butterscotch-colored wulfenite crystals (lairgest 8mm.) wi green mimetite, frae Ojuela Mine near Mapimi.
Butterscotch-colored wulfenite crystals (lairgest 8mm.) wi green mimetite, frae Ojuela Mine near Mapimi.
Mapimí is locatit in Mexico
Mapimí
Mapimí
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 25°49′59″N 103°50′52″W / 25.83306°N 103.84778°W / 25.83306; -103.84778
Kintra Mexico
StateDurango
MunicipalityMapimí
Settled25 July 1598
Town status1777
Elevation
1300 m (4,300 ft)
Population
 (2005)
 • Total4,765
Postal code
35200
Area code(s)872
DemonymMapimiense
Websitewww.mapimi.gob.mx

Mapimí is a ceety an municipal seat o the municipality o Mapimí in the Mexican state o Durango.[1]

As o the 1995 INEGI census, the population o the ceety wis 4,765.[2]

The Ojuela Mine, aboot 3 km. sootheast o Mapimí, is a famous locality for mineral specimens, especially adamite.[3]

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  1. "Mapimí". Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Instituto Nacional para el Federalismo y el Desarrollo Municipal. Archived frae the original on 27 September 2007. Retrieved 10 November 2008.
  2. "Principales resultados por localidad 2005 (ITER)". INEGI. Retrieved 10 November 2008.
  3. Ojuela Mine, Mapimí, Durango

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A classic specimen o Mapimi adamite, umwhile on display at the University of Arizona Mineral Museum. Size: 8.5 x 6.25 x 4.5 cm.