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Cuprian Adamite

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Formula:
(Zn,Cu)2AsO4OH
Colour:
Bright green; faint ...
A variety of Adamite

Olivenite Group. A variety of Adamite containing some copper.
Originally reported from Cap Garonne Mine, Pradet, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France.

A member of the Olivenite Group, between Olivenite and Adamite, but with zinc dominant over copper (Zn:Cu ratio generally unspecified). See also the Adamite-Olivenite Series,as well as the structurally distinct, intermediate member Zincolivenite with a Zn:Cu ratio of (ideally) 1:1.

Classification of Cuprian Adamite

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Physical Properties of Cuprian Adamite

Diaphaneity (Transparency):
Transparent, Translucent
Colour:
Bright green; faint tints of green in transmitted light.

Chemical Properties of Cuprian Adamite

Formula:
(Zn,Cu)2AsO4OH
Essential elements:
All elements listed in formula:

Other Names for Cuprian Adamite

Name in Other Languages:

Other Information

Other Information:
May exhibit weak pleochroism in shades from nearly colourless to blusih green and yellow-green (Tsumeb).
Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for Cuprian Adamite

Reference List:
Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 7th edition, revised and enlarged, 1124 pp.: 864-866.

Internet Links for Cuprian Adamite

Specimens:
The following Cuprian Adamite specimens are currently listed for sale on minfind.com.

Localities for Cuprian Adamite

map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.
(TL) indicates type locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
Australia
 
  • New South Wales
    • Yancowinna Co.
      • Broken Hill
Mineralogical Record: 19: 427-428.
Austria
 
  • Carinthia
    • Gailtaler Alpen & Karnische Alpen
      • Kirchbach
M. Puttner: Carinthia II 188./108.:193-199 (1998)
      • Kötschach-Mauthen
        • Plöcken pass area
M. Puttner: Carinthia II 188./108.:193-199 (1998)
    • Karawanken
      • Bad Eisenkappel (Bad Eisenkappl)
        • Rijavitzagraben (Jeravitzagraben; Remscheniggraben)
M. Puttner: Carinthia II 185./105.:81-88 (1995)
      • Finkenstein
        • Mallestiger Mittagskogel
[Der Aufschluss 1996,4 p.186-192]
  • Salzburg
    • Radstadt
      • St Martin
Poeverlein, R. (1990): Mineralien der Koreinhöhe. Mineral. Arch. Salzburg, 2, 41.
    • Saalfelden
      • Leogang
        • Hütten
          • Schwarzleograben
            • Schwarzleo District
Poeverlein, R. (2008): Euchroit und seine Begleiter vom prähistorischen Bergbau, Leogang, Österreich. Lapis, 33 (5), 13-22.
  • Tyrol
    • North Tyrol
      • Inn valley
        • Brixlegg - Schwaz area
          • Brixlegg - Rattenberg
            • Geyer - Silberberg District
              • Silberberg
Schnorrer, G. and Poeverlein, R. (2002) Schwaz-Brixlegg-Fundstellen: 2. Die Minerale des Stockerstollens bei Brixlegg in Tirol. Aufschluss, 53, 209-228.
            • Gratlspitz
R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
Lapis 19(7/8):13-78 (1994)
            • Hof
Schnorrer, G. & Poeverlein, R. (2010): Schwaz-Brixlegger Fundstellen: 7. Die Minerale des Bergbaus Hofer Tratte bei Brixlegg in Tirol. Aufschluss 61, 147-156.
Schnorrer, G. & Poeverlein, R. (2005): Schwaz-Brixlegger-Fundstellen: 3. Die Minerale vom Bergbau Maukenötz bei Brixlegg, Tirol. Der Aufschluss, 56, 223-234.
            • St Gertraudi
              • Großkogel (Reither Kogel)
Putz, H. & Poeverlein, R. (2007): Die Mineralien des Gertraudstollens und seiner Halde in St. Gertraudi, Tirol. Lapis 32 (6), 58-63.
              • Kleinkogel
A.Lechner, Siegsdorf, D
          • Schwaz
            • Ringenwechsel District
Lapis 19(7/8):13-78 (1994)
              • Weißer Schrofen
Schnorrer, G., Poeverlein, R. (2007): Die Minerale des Martinstollens am Weißen Schrofen, Der Aufschluss, Vol. 58, 27-40
Chile
 
  • Atacama Region
    • Copiapó Province
      • Tierra Amarilla
        • Pampa Larga district
M. Dini collection
China
 
  • Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region
    • Hezhou Prefecture
Jordi Fabre specimen
France
 
  • Languedoc-Roussillon
    • Aude
      • Padern
Le Cahier des Micromonteurs, Bulletin de l'Association Française de Microminéralogie, 1985, N° 3, pp. 3-6.
  • Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
    • Alpes-Maritimes
      • Guillaumes
        • Daluis
Self collected S. MAURY
    • Var
      • Le Pradet
Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 866; Clark (1993) "Hey's Mineral Index."
  • Rhône-Alpes
    • Rhône
      • Le Bois d'Oingt
        • Chessy-les-Mines
[Le Cahier des Micromonteurs 1988, 4, p.6-46]
Germany
 
  • Baden-Württemberg
    • Black Forest
      • Calw
Walenta, K. (1992): "Die Mineralien des Schwarzwaldes", Weise (Munich).
      • Lahr
        • Reichenbach
Lapis 8(4), 11-13 (1983)
      • Waldshut
        • Detzeln
Falkenstein, F. (2010): Ein bislang unbekanntes Mineral- und Fossilvorkommen im Porphyr-Steinbruch bei Detzeln, im südöstlichsten Schwarzwald. Aufschluss, 61, 157-74.
      • Wolfach
        • Oberwolfach
          • Rankach valley
Walenta, K. & Greil, P. (1979): Pseudotetragonaler Cuproadamin. - Chem. Erde 38, 218-222; Walenta, K. (1992): Die Mineralien des Schwarzwaldes. Chr. Weise Verlag, München, 336 pp. (in German)
  • Bavaria
    • Franconia
      • Spessart
        • Aschaffenburg
          • Dörrmorsbach
A. Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", Schweizerbart (Stuttgart), 2001
  • Hesse
    • Richelsdorf District
      • Süss
        • Richelsdorf Smelter
S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1992
  • Lower Saxony
    • Harz
      • Bad Harzburg
        • Radau valley
Schnorrer-Köhler, G. (1991): Mineralogische Notizen V. Aufschluss 42, 155-171.
      • Braunlage
Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
      • Clausthal-Zellerfeld
        • Bockswies veins
          • Oberschulenberg
Lapis, 11 (1), 9-18+42
      • St Andreasberg District
        • Oder valley
Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", 1990
Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
    • Aachen
      • Stolberg
Blaß, G. & Graf, H. W. (1995): Neufunde von Schlackenhalden in der nördlichen Eifel (II). Mineralien-Welt, 6 (3), 28-31.
    • Bergisches Land
      • Rösrath
        • Hoffnungsthal
min max
    • Eifel
      • Düren
        • Untermaubach
Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
    • Niederberg area
      • Heiligenhaus
Lapis 1988(1), 17-35
    • Siegerland
      • Burbach
      • Niederschelden
SCHNORRER, G. (1995): Mineralogische Neuheiten von bekannten deutschen Fundorten. Lapis 20 (12), 43-48; 62.
  • Rhineland-Palatinate
    • Lahn valley
      • Bad Ems District
        • Frücht
Der Aufschluss Vol.55, March/April 2004
Greece
 
  • Attikí Prefecture (Attica; Attika)
    • Lavrion District (Laurion; Laurium)
      • Lavrion District Mines
        • Agios Konstantinos [St Constantine] (Kamariza)
LAPIS 24 (7/8) 1999; Wendel, W. and Markl, G. (1999) Lavrion: Mineralogische Klassiker und Raritäten für Sammler. LAPIS 24 (7/8):34-52
          • Kamariza Mines (Kamareza Mines)
No reference listed
            • Hilarion area
Hanke, H. (1998): Laurion - ein Rückblick auf die Funde der letzten drei Jahre. Mineralien-Welt, 9 (2), 37-45.
No reference listed
Heymann, J.(1982): Al-Adamin. LAPIS 7 (3), 26-28; Heymann, J. (1982): Al-Adamin. LAPIS 7 (3), 26-28; Möckel, S. (2000): Strashimirit und 11 weitere Neubestimmungen aus Lavrion (GR). Lapis 25 (7-8), 74.; Hanke, H. (1998): Laurion - ein Rückblick auf die Funde der letzten drei Jahre. Mineralien-Welt, 9 (2), 37-45.
Chollet Pascal photo
        • Sounion Area
          • Agia Varvara Mines (St Barbara Mines)
Schnorrer, G. & Breitenbach, H. (1996): Lavrion: Neufunde aus dem antiken Bergbau und in historischen Schlacken. Lapis, 21 (1), 45-48; 62.
Japan
 
  • Honshu Island
    • Chugoku Region
      • Yamaguchi Prefecture
        • Mine City
Minato, H. (1953): Arsenate minerals in Japan. IV. Adamite, cuproadamite, and olivenite from Japan. J. Mineral. (Japan) [Koubutsugaku Zasshi], 1, 125-141.
  • Kyushu Region
    • Miyazaki Prefecture
      • Hinokage-cho
Minato, H. (1953): Arsenate minerals in Japan. IV. Adamite, cuproadamite, and olivenite from Japan. J. Mineral. (Japan), 1, 125-141.
Mexico
 
  • Durango
    • Mun. de Mapimí
      • Mapimí
No reference listed
Morocco
 
  • Souss-Massa-Draâ Region
    • Ouarzazate Province
      • Tazenakht
        • Bou Azer District (Bou Azzer District)
          • Aït Ahmane
Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
          • Ambed
Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
          • Bou Azer
Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
          • Ightem
Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
          • Méchoui
Favreau, G. and Dietrich, J. E. (2006). Die Mineralien von Bou Azzer. Lapis 31(7/8), 27-68
Namibia
 
  • Otjikoto Region (Oshikoto)
    • Tsumeb
Rocks & Min.: 62:440.
Russia
 
  • Far-Eastern Region
    • Primorskiy Kray
      • Kavalerovo Mining District
        • Dal'negorsk (Dalnegorsk; Tetyukhe; Tjetjuche; Tetjuche)
Pavel M. Kartashov data
South Africa
 
  • Mpumalanga Province
    • Nkangala District
      • Delmas
Minerals of South Africa
Spain
 
  • Andalusia
    • Almería
      • Huércal-Overa
        • Cuesta Alta
          • Cerro Minado Mines
VIÑALS, J., CALVO, M., and MARTÍ, J. (2004): Parnauita, paratacamita y otros minerales secundarios de Cerro Minado, Almería. Revista de Minerales, 2, 5, 47-49.(in Spanish). Versions simultaneously published in Catalan (Mineralogistes de Catalunya) and in English version (Mineral Up)
  • Catalonia
    • Girona (Gerona)
      • Ripollès
        • Camprodon
          • Rocabruna
Joan Rosell
    • Tarragona
      • Conca de Barberà
        • Vimbodí
Viñals, J.,Bareche,E.y Coca, J. (1990) Mines de Catalunya, Vimbodí (II).Mineralogistes de Catalunya, 4, 213-227.
  • Valencian Community
    • Castellón
      • Chóvar
Casanova Honrubia, Juan Miguel & Canseco Caballé, Manuel, 2002, Minerales de la Comunidad Valenciana : 237 p. Ed. Caja de Ahorros del Mediterráneo. Alicante
Switzerland
 
  • Wallis (Valais)
    • Anniviers Valley
      • Saint-Luc
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 19; Ansermet, S. (2012): Mines et minéraux du Valais - II. Anniviers et Tourtemagne. With contributions by N. Meisser, Ed. Porte-plumes (Ayer)
UK
 
  • England
    • Cumbria
      • Kirkby Stephen
        • Cote Garth
R. S. W. Braithwaite Cuproadamite and Tennantite from Higher Longrigg Mine, Hartley Birkett, Cumbria Mineralogical Magazine 1988 52 : 552-553
USA
 
  • Arizona
    • Pima Co.
      • Tucson Mts
        • Amole District
          • Saginaw Hill (Saginaw property)
            • Amole Mine group
Collected in 1980 by Bruce J. Murphy. Analysis by Bart Cannon 2009
  • California
    • Inyo Co.
      • Argus Mts (Argus Range)
        • Zinc Hill District
          • Zinc Hill
Crowley, J.A. (1975), The minerals of the Zinc Hill mine, Inyo County, California: Mineralogical Record: 6: 111; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 321.
    • San Bernardino Co.
      • Clark Mts (Clark Mountain Range)
        • Clark Mountain District
          • Pactolus
            • Mohawk Hill
Collected by and in the collection of Brent Thorne.
  • Nevada
    • Churchill Co.
      • Table Mountain District
        • Cottonwood Canyon
          • Bolivia
Collected by and in the collection of Brent Thorne.
    • Esmeralda Co.
      • Weepah District
Rocks & Minerals, Nov. 1999, p373
    • Mineral Co.
      • Bell District
Collected by and in the collection of Brent Thorne.
    • Nye Co.
      • Lodi Hills
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
          • Quartz Mountain camp
Brent Thorn
      • Paradise Range
        • Gabbs District
  • Utah
    • Juab Co.
      • East Tintic Mts
        • Tintic District
          • Eureka
Collected by and in the collection of Brent Thorne.
          • Mammoth
Collected by Brent Thorne
Collected by and in the collection of Brent Thorne.
    • Tooele Co.
      • Deep Creek Mts
        • Gold Hill District (Clifton District)
P Cristofono collection
Kokinos, M. and Wise, W.S. (1993), Famous Mineral Localities: the Gold Hill mine, Tooele County, Utah. Mineralogical Record: 24(1): 11-22.
Collected by and in the collection of Brent Thorne.
      • Oquirrh Mts
        • Ophir District
          • Dry Canyon area
Collected by and in the collection of Brent Thorne.
    • Utah Co.
      • East Tintic Mts
        • East Tintic District
collected by Brent Thorne
Zimbabwe
 
  • Mashonaland West
    • Kadoma District
Vetter, U., Weck, H.-D., Weale, T., Klosa, D., Wittich, C. and Hoffmann, K. (1999): A provisional inventory of the Sanyati oxide-zone minerals, Zimbabwe. Z. Angew. Geol. 45, 15-21.
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