Adamite





 Location Found: Franklin and Ogdensburg
     
 
 Year Discovered: 1866
     
 Formula: Zn2(AsO4)(OH)
 Essential Elements: Arsenic, Hydrogen, Oxygen, Zinc
 All Elements in Formula: Arsenic, Hydrogen, Oxygen, Zinc
     
 IMA Status: Valid - first described prior to 1959 (pre-IMA) - "Grandfathered" 1866
     
     
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 References:
Dunn, Pete J. (1995). Franklin and Sterling Hill New Jersey: the world's most magnificent mineral deposits. Franklin, NJ.: The Franklin-Ogdensburg Mineralogical Society. p.653

Frondel, Clifford (1972). The minerals of Franklin and Sterling Hill, a checklist. NY.: John Willey & Sons. p.39


The Picking Table References
 PT Issue and PageDescription / Comment
View IssueV. 14, No. 1 - February 1973, pg. 9Mineral Notes - Adamite/Fluorescent Zincite (small article)
View IssueV. 13, No. 2 - August 1972, pg. 11The Fluorescent Minerals of Franklin/Ogdensburg Area by Frank Z. Edwards - Adamite (Fluorescent Info)
View IssueV. 13, No. 1 - February 1972, pg. 7Franklin Mineral Notes - Adamite
View IssueV. 13, No. 1 - February 1972, pg. 9Franklin Mineral Notes - Adamite (Sterling Hill)
View IssueV. 12, No. 2 - August 1971, pg. 5Geological Notes - Adamite
     
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