Mapimí, Durango

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Founded as Santiago de Mapimí
Ceety & municipal seat
Butterscotch-colored wulfenite crystals (lairgest 8mm.) wi green mimetite, frae Ojuela Mine near Mapimi.
Mapimí is located in Mexico
Location in Mexico
Coordinates: 25°49′59″N 103°50′52″W / 25.83306°N 103.84778°W / 25.83306; -103.84778
Kintra  Mexico
State Durango
Municipality Mapimí
Settled 25 July 1598
Town status 1777
Elevation 1,300 m (4,300 ft)
Population (2005)
 • Tot 4,765
Postal code 35200
Area code(s) 872
Demonym Mapimiense

Mapimí is a ceety an municipal seat of 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. 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.