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Adamite

#PD30779

Adamite

#PD30779
Availability
Sold
Size
6 x 4.5 x 2.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Zn2AsO4(OH) (RRUFF)
Locality
Mina Ojuela, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico
Tagged
arsenate

Interesting pseudo-octahedral crystals which are probably crystals with little to no prism faces and well-developed terminations giving the appearance of octahedral crystals. There is some penetration twinning on a few clusters.

Adamite

Formula
Zn2AsO4(OH) 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Tabular, Druse, Encrustations 
Cleavage
One Good 
Luster
Vitreous - Resinous 
Color
yellow, green, violet, pink, yellowish green 
Streak
white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness
3.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection
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