Adamite - 786

Ojuela Mine, Mapimi, Durango, Mexico


This adamite specimen was from the one-off find of rare purple coloured crystals in the 1980's.  Two cavities in the limonitic rock contain sharp purple, bi-coloured and clear adamite crystals.  There is also a little calcite and  small areas of yellow crystals that  from a visual inspection appears to be arsenbrackebuschite.  Weak green fluorescence in SW UV light.   Ex. Jim Knight collection  #3009

Formula: Adamite: Zn2AsO4OH 

Status: Sold

Dimensions: 65x65x50mm

Size: Small Cabinet (S)



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