ETYMOLOGY: It comes in honor of the French geologist Gilbert Joseph Adam (1795-1881),
CRYSTAL SYSTEM: Rhombic
PRINCIPLE OF FORMATION: Secondary.
MINERAL CLASS: Phosphates
CHEMICAL FORMULA, MINERAL ELEMENTS: Zn2AsO4OH.
HARDNESS:: 3.5 on the Mohs scale.
FIELDS: México, Namibia, Francia, Grecia, Chile, EE.UU
MINERALOGY: It is a zinc arsenate which also contains water in the form of hydroxyl, is formed as a byproduct in the areas where it produces the oxidation of certain deposits rich in zinc also contain arsenical minerals. composes an isomorphic series with the corresponding copper arsenate ( olivenite ). In addition to this metal may contain some cobalt. It can be colorless or differently colored.
MYTHOLOGY: The varieties violet and green, the first rich in copper and the second in cobalt, are called cuproadamita and cobaltoadamita. The best specimens are found in the Mapini mine (Mexico). It receives its name from the French geologist Gilbert Joseph Adam (1795-1881), who collected the first samples in 1866 at Chañarcillo, in the Atacama Desert, Chile.
::It is said that the adamite is a creative stone, emotionally helps you communicate your needs clearly, is a perfect stone to attract more joy to your life. Help people get new ideas . It unites the rational with the sentimental. Helps to stabilize love problems.
CHAKRAS: Solar plexus.
ZODIAC SIGN: Gemini, Aries, Libra
USES: Collection, meditation