Adamite - Durango, Mexico (Old Stock)

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Here is a classic "Old Stock" specimen from a classic location, Durango, Mexico. The contrast between the bright green crystals and the matrix is just plain beautiful! Make sure to look at the photos to see how it reacts to Ultraviolet light!

Size: 0.9 x 0.8 x 0.4 in.

Weight: 0.2 oz

Location: Ojuela Mine, Durango, Mexico

Adamite is a zinc-based mineral that is often yellow-green in color due to the presence of Iron compounds. This color can also arise from the occurrence of copper. It can often be found in association with smithsonite, hemimorphite, calcite, and quartz. 

Adamite is often used to help relight a fire within yourself. It increases determination and optimism when trying to achieve.

Chemical Formula: Zn2AsO4OH

You will receive the specimen point pictured. Colors may vary based on screen size and resolution.