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Cuprian Adamite from
Old Sandbed Mine (Old Sandbeds Mine), Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Adamite var: Cuprian Adamite
Formula:(Zn,Cu)2AsO4OH
Comments:Cooper & Stanley (1990): "Recently, a cuprian variety was identified (BM(NH): XRD) on a small specimen in the C.M. Leppington Coll. forming thin, minutely drusy, green crusts on quartz; a habit entirely different from Kingsbury's material."
Habit:drusy crusts on quartz
Colour:green
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:XRD
References
References:Cooper, M.P. and Stanley, C.J. (1990) Minerals of the English Lake District: Caldbeck Fells. Natural History Museum Publications, London, 160 pp.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Cuprian Adamite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Old Sandbed Mine (Old Sandbeds Mine), Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
Nearest other occurrences of Cuprian Adamite
0.6km (0.4 miles) A Driggith Mine (Driggeth Mine), Caldbeck, Allerdale, Cumbria, England, UK
53.9km (33.5 miles) B High Longrigg Mine, Hartley, Eden, Cumbria, England, UK
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