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Collectible minerals - full range in stock "Adamite"

Adamite is a relatively rare mineral, first discovered in Chile, in the Atacama Desert. The most characteristic formations of adamin are in the form of radially radiant aggregates and finely crystalline crusts. Can fluoresce and phosphoresce under UV light.

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Physical properties of Adamite

Category Arsenate mineral
(repeating unit)
IMA symbol Ad
Strunz classification 8.BB.30
Dana classification
Olivenite group
Crystal system Orthorhombic
Crystal class Dipyramidal (mmm)
H-M symbol: (2/m 2/m 2/m)
Space group Pnnm
Color Pale yellow, honey-yellow, brownish yellow, reddish; rarely white, colorless, blue, pale green to green, may be zoned;
Crystal habit Wedge-like prisms typically in druses and radiating clusters - also smooth botryoidal masses.
Cleavage {101}, good; {010}, poor
Fracture Uneven to subconchoidal
Tenacity Brittle
Mohs scale hardness 3.5
Luster Vitreous
Streak white to pale green
Specific gravity 4.32–4.48 measured
Optical properties Biaxial (+/-)
Refractive index nα=1.708 - 1.722, nβ=1.742 - 1.744, nγ=1.763 - 1.773
Birefringence δ = 0.055
Other characteristics May fluoresce and phosphoresce lemon-yellow under SW and LW UV
Code: 2569
Upper deposit, Dalnegorsk, Primorye, RF

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