Moving mountains for you
Switch currency

Current Live Auctions

Current Live Fixed Price Sales

Adamite

Views:
Watches:
CR513085

Adamite

Classic Locality

Description Tabs

Description
Locality: 
Tsumeb Mine, Otavi Highlands, Namibia
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.4 × 2 × 1 cm
Description

Very unusual adamite specimen from Tsumeb - large orange-red and lustrous adamite crystals on matrix.

Ex Wendland collection.

SEM / EDS confirmed (REM 211)

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
Analysis
Analysis Report - only: Adamite
Item Toolbox