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Cobaltoan Adamite

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Formula:
(Zn,Co)AsO4OH
Colour:
Violet to rose-red; ...
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.


Classification of Cobaltoan Adamite

Physical Properties of Cobaltoan Adamite

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

Chemical Properties of Cobaltoan Adamite

Formula:
(Zn,Co)AsO4OH
Elements listed in formula:

Other Names for Cobaltoan Adamite

Name in Other Languages:

Other Information

Other Information:
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 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 Cobaltoan Adamite

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Localities for Cobaltoan Adamite

This 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.
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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