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Adamite Smithsonite & Aragonite

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Adamite Smithsonite & Aragonite

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Description
Locality: 
Hilarion Mine, Hilarion, Kamariza, Agios Konstantinos, Lavrion District, Attiki Prefecture, Greece
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
9 × 6.3 × 6 cm
Description

A complex matrix with excellent relief is hosting both blue and green, sparkling and gemmy crystals of adamite. The adamites are mixed with excellent, translucent, botryoidal smithsonite and a a bonus the piece is topped with nice white aragonite. A superb combo piece from the 2014 find in the Hilarion mine.

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

Smithsonite

Formula: 
ZnCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Hardness: 
4.0 - 4.5
Streak: 
White

Aragonite

Polymorph of: 
Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.15
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Gallo river, Molina de Aragón, Guadalajara, Castile-La Mancha, Spain

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Greece
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Europe
12
Rest of the World
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