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Adamite (Adamin)

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Adamin
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Adamin

Hilarion 9, Laurion, Griechenland.Bildbreite: 5,2mm

Collection: geni
Copyright: geni
Contribution: geni 2010-05-21
Adamin
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Adamin

Größe: 1,65 mm; Fundort: Mapimí, Municipio Mapimí, Durango, Mexiko

Collection: Domenico Preite
Copyright: Matteo Chinellato
Contribution: Hg 2011-08-22
Adamin
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Adamin

Bildbreite: 2,5 mm, Fundort: Cap Garonne, Pradet, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, Frankreich

Copyright: Stephan Wolfsried
Contribution: Hg 2014-08-28
Adamin auf Fluorit
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Adamin auf Fluorit

Bildbreite: 3,8 mm; Fundort: Hilarion-Stollen, Kamariza, Lavrion, Attika, Griechenland

Copyright: Stephan Wolfsried
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Adamin
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Adamin (SNr: A001812)

von Laurion, Attika, Griechenland in Form prismatischer garbenarrtig aggregierter farbloser Kristalle; BB = 3,6 mm

Collection: Lithothek der Münchener Micromounter
Copyright: loparit
Contribution: Münchener Micromounter 2015-12-07
Adamin
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Adamin (SNr: 2008-783-1)

Hilarion-Stollen, Kamariza, Lavrion, Attika, Griechenland
(Bildbreite ca. 2,6 mm)

Collection: MichaelP
Copyright: MichaelP
Contribution: MichaelP 2009-03-24

Collectors Summary

Color farblos, weiß, gelb, grün. Dunkelgrün (kupferhaltig = Cu-Adamin), hellblau (aluminiumhaltig = Al-Adamin), violett (manganhaltig = Mn-Adamin), rosa (kobalthaltig = Co-Adamin), hellgrün (nickelhaltig = Ni-Adamin)
Streak color weiß
Lustre Glasglanz
Hardness (Mohs) 3.5
Solubility +++ Säuren
Crystal System orthorhombisch, Pnnm
Morphology prismatische bis nadelige Kristalle, radialstrahlig, Krusten, erdig.

Chemism

Chemical formula

Zn2(AsO4)(OH)

Chemical composition

Arsen, Zink, Sauerstoff, Wasserstoff

Unit weight: 286.745499 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 9

Info

Empirical formula:

Zn2(AsO4)(OH)

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Hydrogen

H

0.35

1

11.11

1.0079470

1.0079470

Oxygen

O

27.90

5

55.56

15.9994300

79.9971500

Zinc

Zn

45.62

2

22.22

65.4094000

130.8188000

Arsenic

As

26.13

1

11.11

74.9216020

74.9216020

Analysis wt%

CuO : 0.64, ZnO : 55.97, As2O5 : 40.17, H2O : 4.01 (Ref: Dana, 7th ed. 2)

Strunz 9th edition incl. updates

8.BB.30

8: Phosphate, Arsenate, Vanadate
B: Phosphate, etc., mit weitere Anionen, ohne H2O
B: Mit ausschließlich mittelgroßen [Kationen], (OH, etc.): RO4 ≤ 1:1
30:Libethenit-Gruppe

Lapis Classification

VII/B.06-030

VII: PHOSPHATE, ARSENATE UND VANADATE ("Phosphate" des Registers immer einschließlich isotyper Arsenate und Vanadate!)
B: Wasserfreie Phosphate, mit fremden Anionen F,Cl,O,OH
6: Mittelgroße Kationen: Mg-Mn-Fe-Cu-Zn; Libethenit-Gruppe

Classification by Hölzel

8.BB.330

8: PHOSPHATES ARSENATES VANADATES
B: Phosphates (+Anions -Water)
B: Phosphates, C medium, V: 2, OH/XO4=1/1
3: Orthorhombic Libethenite-Group

Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals

20.03.01

20: Arsenates (also arsenates with phosphate, but without other anions)
03: Arsenates of Zn, Cd or Hg

Dana 8th edition

41.06.06.03

41: Anhydrous Phosphates, etc. Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
06: Anhydrous Phosphates, etc. Containing Hydroxyl or Halogen where (A)2 (XO4) Zq
06: Olivenite Group

IMA status

anerkannt, pre IMA (vor 1959), vererbt

Mineral status

anerkanntes Mineral

IMA Classification

IMA Classification

Andalusite group

Optical Properties

Color

farblos, weiß, gelb, grün. Dunkelgrün (kupferhaltig = Cu-Adamin), hellblau (aluminiumhaltig = Al-Adamin), violett (manganhaltig = Mn-Adamin), rosa (kobalthaltig = Co-Adamin), hellgrün (nickelhaltig = Ni-Adamin)

Streak color

weiß

Diaphaneity (Transparency)

teilweise transparent

Lustre

Glasglanz

max. Birefringence

0.041

Birefringence chart\! Adamite title=Birefringence chart Adamite

Michel-Levy Color Chart viewed according to the maximum birefringence (at 30μm). Mineral color is not taken into account. Click on the image to enlarge or change thickness.

RI value α / ω / n

1.722

RI value β

1.742

RI value γ / ε

1.763

Ri mean

1.742

2V angle

Biaxial (+) 88°

Optical Data Luminescence

Luminescence

Adamin unter LW-UV
Adamin unter LW-UV
Adamin in UV Licht 395 - 400 nm
Adamin in UV Licht 395 - 400 nm

fluoreszierend und phosphoreszierend

Color LW-UV (365nm)

 

grün

LW-UV Intensity

mittel

LW-UV Observation Frequency

häufig

Color SW-UV (254nm)

 

grün

SW-UV Intensity

stark

SW-UV Observation Frequency

häufig

LW-UV Other Colors

   

grünlich, grünlich weiß

SW-UV Other Colors

 

grünlich

Most Common Activator

(UO2)2+ (Uranyl-Ion) als Verunreinigungen

Afterglow (Persistant Luminescence)

Mit bloßem Auge konnte keine Phosphoreszenz festgestellt werden.

Crystallography

Crystal System

orthorhombisch

Class (H-M)

mmm

Space Group number

58

Space Group

Pnnm

Cell parameters a (Å)

8.30

Cell parameters b (Å)

8.51

Cell parameters c (Å)

6.04

Cell parameters a/b or c/a

0.975

Cell parameters c/b

0.710

Cell parameters α

90°

Cell parameters β

90°

Cell parameters γ

90°

Z

4

Volumne (ų)

426.623

X-Ray Powder Diffraction

5.944(60),
4.897(90),
4.242(60),
2.967(90),
2.698(80),
2.448(100),
2.422(50),
1.608(80)

XRD chart Adamite

Calculated from d-spacing and intensity at 0.1541838 nm (Cu)

Morphology

prismatische bis nadelige Kristalle, radialstrahlig, Krusten, erdig.

Crystals 3D

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Crystal Structure 3D

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Physical Properties

Hardness (Mohs)

3.5

VHN (Hardness Vickers)

130 (ungefähre Angabe abgeleitet aus der Mohshärte)

Density (g/cm³)

4.3 - 4.5

4.464 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Instability

+++ Säuren

Occurrences

in der Oxidationszone arsenreicher Lösungen.

Associations

Smithsonit, Hemimorphit, Aurichalcit, Konichalcit

Name from

dem franz. Mineralogen G.H. Adam (1795-1881)

Author (Name, Year)

Friedel, 1866

References

Handbook of Mineralogy (Anthony et al.), 4 (2000), 2

Comptes Rendu de l’Académie des Sciences de Paris 62 (1866), 692

American Mineralogist 61 (1976), 979

IMA group assignments

Related minerals "Strunz Classification" (9. Edition) [Mineral | Chemical formula | Crystal system : Class (H-M) : Space Group | Indenture number]

Adamite

Zn2(AsO4)(OH)

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnnm

8.BB.30

Auriacusite

Fe3+Cu2+(As,Sb)O4O

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnnm

8.BB.30

Eveite

Mn2(AsO4)(OH)

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnnm

8.BB.30

Libethenite

Cu2(PO4)(OH)

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnnm

8.BB.30

Olivenite

Cu2AsO4(OH)

monoklin : 2/m : P21/n

8.BB.30

Zincolibethenite

CuZn(PO4)OH

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnnm

8.BB.30

Zincolivenite

CuZn(AsO4)(OH)

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnnm

8.BB.30

Related minerals "Lapis Classification" [Mineral | Chemical formula | Crystal system : Class (H-M) : Space Group | Indenture number]

Libethenite

Cu2(PO4)(OH)

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnnm

VII/B.06-010

Zincolibethenite

CuZn(PO4)OH

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnnm

VII/B.06-015

Olivenite

Cu2AsO4(OH)

monoklin : 2/m : P21/n

VII/B.06-020

Auriacusite

Fe3+Cu2+(As,Sb)O4O

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnnm

VII/B.06-023

Zincolivenite

CuZn(AsO4)(OH)

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnnm

VII/B.06-025

Adamite

Zn2(AsO4)(OH)

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnnm

VII/B.06-030

Eveite

Mn2(AsO4)(OH)

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnnm

VII/B.06-040

Tarbuttite

Zn2(PO4)(OH)

triklin : 1 : P1

VII/B.06-050

Paradamite

Zn2(AsO4)(OH)

triklin : 1 : P1

VII/B.06-060

Related minerals "Hoelzel Classification" [Mineral | Chemical formula : Crystal system : Class (H-M) | Space Group | Indenture number]

Althausite

Mg2(PO4)(OH,F,O)

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnma

8.BB.300

Libethenite

Cu2(PO4)(OH)

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnnm

8.BB.320

Zincolibethenite

CuZn(PO4)OH

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnnm

8.BB.325

Zincolivenite

CuZn(AsO4)(OH)

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnnm

8.BB.327

Auriacusite

Fe3+Cu2+(As,Sb)O4O

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnnm

8.BB.328

Adamite

Zn2(AsO4)(OH)

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnnm

8.BB.330

Eveite

Mn2(AsO4)(OH)

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnnm

8.BB.340

Related minerals "Dana 8. Classification" [Mineral | Chemical formula : Crystal system : Class (H-M) | Space Group | Indenture number]

Triplite

(Mn,Fe2+,Mg,Ca)2(PO4)(F,OH)

monoklin : 2/m : I2/a

41.06.01.02

Wolfeite

(Fe2+,Mn2+)2(PO4)(OH)

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

41.06.03.01

Triploidite

(Mn,Fe2+)2(PO4)(OH)

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

41.06.03.02

Sarkinite

Mn22+(AsO4)(OH)

monoklin : 2/m : P21/a

41.06.03.03

Satterlyite

(Fe2+,Mg,Fe3+)12(PO3OH)(PO4)5(OH,O)6

trigonal : 312, 3m, 3m : P31m, P31m, P312

41.06.04.01

Holtedahlite

Mg12(PO3OH,CO3)(PO4)5(OH,O)6

trigonal : 3m : P31m

41.06.04.02

Althausite

Mg2(PO4)(OH,F,O)

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnma

41.06.05.01

Olivenite

Cu2AsO4(OH)

monoklin : 2/m : P21/n

41.06.06.01

Libethenite

Cu2(PO4)(OH)

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnnm

41.06.06.02

Adamite

Zn2(AsO4)(OH)

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnnm

41.06.06.03

Eveite

Mn2(AsO4)(OH)

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnnm

41.06.06.04

Zincolibethenite

CuZn(PO4)OH

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnnm

41.06.06.05

Tarbuttite

Zn2(PO4)(OH)

triklin : 1 : P1

41.06.07.01

Paradamite

Zn2(AsO4)(OH)

triklin : 1 : P1

41.06.07.02

Augelite

Al2(PO4)(OH)3

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

41.06.08.01

Related minerals "Hey's Classification" [Mineral | Chemical formula | Crystal system : Class (H-M) : Space Group | Indenture number]

Adamite

Zn2(AsO4)(OH)

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnnm

20.03.01

Varieties

Aluminiumadamine

Aluminiumhaltige Adamin-Varietät

Cobaltoan Adamite

kobalthaltige Adamin-Varietät

Cuprian Adamite

kupferhaltige Adamin-Varietät

Manganoan Adamite

manganhaltige Adamin-Varietät; Weitere Informationen und Bilder siehe Adamin

Nickeloan Adamite

Other languages

Russian

Адамин

Ukrainian

Адамін

Japanisch

アダマイト

Traditional Chinese

水砷鋅礦

Simplified Chinese

水砷锌矿

Latvian

Adamīns

Dutch

Adamiet

Estonian

Adamiit

German

Adamin

Spanish

Adamita

English

Adamite

French

Adamite

Alternative Name

Simplified Chinese

羟砷锌石

Traditional Chinese

羥砷鋅石

Spanish

Adamina

Adamine

Adamit

Adamite (of Friedel)

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