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Adamite & Calcite

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Adamite & Calcite

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Description
Locality: 
Kamariza Mines, Agios Konstantinos, Lavrion District, Attiki Prefecture, Greece
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.9 × 1.7 × 1 cm
Description

A small but mineralogically and aesthetically interesting specimen of two generations adamite (Fe rich as crystals on matrix and Cu rich as spherical aggregate) and a fine bowtie like calcite crystals formation set on botryoidal adamite. Top for close up photos but also very plesant to view in display box.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Adamite

Formula: 
Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
Strunz: 
8.BB.30
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
3.5
Streak: 
white
Type Locality: 
Chañarcillo, Copiapó Province, Atacama Region, Chile

Calcite

Polymorph of: 
Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
White
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