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Cuprian Adamite

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Cuprian Adamite

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Description
Locality: 
Tsumeb Mine, Otavi Highlands, Namibia
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
1.4 × 3 × 2.6 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.20cm
Description

A little vug of cuproadamite with some host rock. Please note that cuproadamites are not commonly seen on the market and we were just lucky that the collection that we acquired was pretty rich in this mineral.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Cuprian Adamite

Variety Of: 

Adamite

Formula: 
Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
Strunz: 
8.BB.30
Hardness: 
3.5
Formula: 
(Zn,Cu)2AsO4OH
Hardness: 
0.0
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