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Adamite

ex Dr. F. Krantz, Bonn, GER
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Description
Locality: 
Thasos Island, East Macedonia and Thrace, Greece
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.7 × 4.2 × 4 cm
Description

From the old mining district on Thasos island comes this interesting old timer with small adamite crystals on "Arsenbleiniere", the latter not formally identified. Mentioned in "Abriss der Lehre von den Erzlagerstätten" by Richard Beck, professor at the Bergakademie Freiberg 1922.

 

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

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