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Adamite, (w.Dolomite)


Mineral: Adamite, Dolomite
Chemistry: Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
Size: 130 mm
Owner: Mariusz Oleszczuk
Photographer: Mariusz Oleszczuk

A plate of green cuprian adamite crystals (to 4 mm; EDS confirmed) is almost completely encrusted with drusy white to very pale-green crystals of zincian dolomite (EDS confirmed).  The dolomite is in turn sprinkled with a second generation of green cuprian adamite (also EDS confirmed).

The specimen was formerly in the collections of Jim Robison and Marshall Sussman.

(FOV for Photograph 2 is 60 mm.)