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Cobaltoan Adamite

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Formula:
(Zn,Co)AsO4OH
Colour:
Violet to rose-red; light tints of rose in transmitted light.
A variety of Adamite

A cobalt-bearing variety of Adamite.
Originally reported from Cap Garonne Mine, Pradet, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France.

Note: the pink to violet adamite from the Ojuela mine, Mexico, is actually a Mn-bearing variety.


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Physical Properties of Cobaltoan AdamiteHide

Transparency:
Transparent, Translucent
Colour:
Violet to rose-red; light tints of rose in transmitted light.

Chemical Properties of Cobaltoan AdamiteHide

Formula:
(Zn,Co)AsO4OH

Synonyms of Cobaltoan AdamiteHide

Other Language Names for Cobaltoan AdamiteHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Cuprian Adamite12 photos of Cobaltoan Adamite associated with Cuprian Adamite on mindat.org.
Quartz7 photos of Cobaltoan Adamite associated with Quartz on mindat.org.
Malachite3 photos of Cobaltoan Adamite associated with Malachite on mindat.org.
Willemite2 photos of Cobaltoan Adamite associated with Willemite on mindat.org.
Heterogenite2 photos of Cobaltoan Adamite associated with Heterogenite on mindat.org.
Adamite1 photo of Cobaltoan Adamite associated with Adamite on mindat.org.
Austinite1 photo of Cobaltoan Adamite associated with Austinite on mindat.org.
Ferrilotharmeyerite1 photo of Cobaltoan Adamite associated with Ferrilotharmeyerite on mindat.org.

Other InformationHide

Notes:
May exhibit weak pleochroism in shades of pale rose and pale purple (Tsumeb) or pink, pale rose and colourless (Balkash).
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 Cobaltoan AdamiteHide

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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.

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Localities for Cobaltoan AdamiteHide

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Locality ListHide

- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
France
 
  • Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
    • 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.
Germany
 
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
    • Niederberg area
      • Wülfrath
        • Rohdenhaus
Mineralien Welt 1/2006, p.36
  • Saxony
    • Erzgebirge
      • Schneeberg District
        • Neustädtel
Lapis 30(7/8):41-70 (2005)
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
No reference listed
No reference listed
Hanke, H. (1998): Laurion - ein Rückblick auf die Funde der letzten drei Jahre. Mineralien-Welt, 9 (2), 37-45.
Italy
 
  • Trentino-Alto Adige (Trentino-Südtirol)
    • Trento Province
      • Valsugana
        • Vignola-Falesina
Natale Calanchi (1974): Adamite della miniera di Vignola (TN) - Notizie del Gruppo Min. Lombardo, Milano, fasc. 4, dec. 1974, pag. 95
Mexico
 
  • Durango
    • Mun. de Mapimí
      • Mapimí
http://www.mindat.org/mesg-6-92888.html
Namibia
 
  • Otjikoto Region (Oshikoto)
    • Tsumeb
Gebhard, G. (1999): Tsumeb II. A Unique Mineral Locality. GG Publishing, Grossenseifen, Germany pg.157
Spain
 
  • Andalusia
    • Almería
      • Huércal-Overa
        • Cuesta Alta
Angel ROMERO collection
    • Córdoba
      • Belalcázar
        • La Ventosilla farmhouse
Calvo, M. (2015). Minerales y Minas de España. Vol VII. Fosfatos, Arseniatos y Vanadatos. Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Minas de Madrid. Fundación Gómez Pardo. 479 págs.
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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