Paradamite

Paradamite


Composition: Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
Crystal System : Triclinic
Lustre : Vitreous
Hardness : 3.5
Specific Gravity : 4.55
References: Gebhard (1999)

Occurrence

  • Supergene
  • 2nd Oxidation Zone
  • 3rd Oxidation Zone

Notable Finds

The so-called "Zinc Pocket", on 44 Level in the third oxidation zone yielded specimens with ivory-coloured crystals to 10 mm.