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Adamite Mineral Data

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General Adamite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 286.71 gm
   Zinc      45.61 %  Zn   56.78 % ZnO
   Arsenic   26.13 %  As   40.08 % As2O5
   Hydrogen   0.35 %  H     3.14 % H2O
   Oxygen    27.90 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1866
Help on Locality: Locality: Chile, Atacama, Cha´┐Żarcillo Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after the French mineralogist Gilbert Joseph Adam (1795-1881).
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Adamite Say ADAMITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Cuproadamite - Cu-bearing adamite
  ICSD 34868
  PDF 39-1354