Hydroxide, wickmanite group
Specific gravity: 3.21
Colour: Colourless, white
Solubility: Soluble in hot, but not in cold, water. Decomposed by hydrochloric and nitric acid. Soluble in cold, dilute tartaric acid (Dana)
Mopungite is a secondary oxidation product of
At the Cetine mine, Italy, mopungite is associated with cetineite, senarmontite, brizziite and other antimony oxides (HOM).
At the type locality, the Mopung Hills, Churchill county, Nevada, USA, mopungite occurs in quartz-fluorite-stibnite vein associated with stibiconite, senarmontite, romeite and tripuhyite, all pseudomorphous after stibnite, and with selenium and sulphur (Dana, HOM, AM 70.1330).
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