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Definition of the noun Adamite

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noun - plural: Adamites

  1. A descendant of Adam; a human being.
  2. One of a sect of visionaries, who, professing to imitate the state of Adam, discarded the use of dress in their assemblies.
  3. [mineral] A zinc arsenate hydroxide mineral, Zn2AsO4OH.

Explanation

Adamite is a zinc arsenate hydroxide mineral, Zn₂AsO₄OH. It is a mineral that typically occurs in the oxidized or weathered zone above zinc ore occurrences. Pure adamite is colorless, but usually it possess yellow color due to Fe compounds admixture. Tints of green also occur and are connected with copper substitutions in the mineral structure. Olivenite is a copper arsenate that is isostructural with adamite and there is considerable substitution between zinc and copper resulting in an intermediate called cuproadamite. Zincolivenite is a recently discovered mineral being an intermediate mineral with formula CuZn. Manganese, cobalt, and nickel also substitute in the structure. An analogous zinc phosphate, tarbuttite, is known.

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Google previewThe Book of Stones, Revised Edition (2015)

Who They Are and What They Teach by Robert Simmons, Naisha Ahsian

Adamite is an excellent ally for those who must maintain a positive, loving energy when in taxing situations, such as those who work with children, in social services, or in positions requiring cheerful service to disgruntled customers. It assists ...

Google previewArsenic, Selenium, Antimony ultra-trace analysis (2012)

by Paul Gouda

Adamite is a zinc arsenate hydroxide mineral, Zn2AsO4OH. It is a mineral that typically occurs in the oxidized or weathere dzone above zinc ore occurrences. Pure adamite is colorless, but usually it possess yellow color due to Fe compounds ...

Google previewCambridge Guide to Minerals, Rocks and Fossils (1999)

by A. Bishop, A. Woolley, W. Hamilton, Natural History Museum (London, England)

Occurrence Adamite is a rare secondary zinc mineral found as a weathering product in the oxidized zone of zinc deposits. Lazulite (Mgfe)M2(POMOH)2 Crystal system Monoclinic. Habit Crystals sharp bipyramids; also massive, granular to ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Crystals (2007)

by Judy Hall

Adamite Crystal system Chemistry Hardness Source Chakra Number Zodiac sign Beneficial for A useful stone for uniting heart and mind, Adamite provides clarity and inner Orthorhombic anAsO4 (OH) 3.5 Mexico, Greece, USA Solar plexus, ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Psychology (2016)

by Ray Corsini

Adamite Obsolete term for a nudist, after the Adamite sect which practiced ritual nudity. adaptability Capacity to make appropriate responses to changed or changing situations. adaptation 1. Modification of either a bodily structure or function to ...

Google previewA dictionary of applied chemistry (1912)

by Sir Thomas Edward Thorpe

ADAMITE. An artificial abrasive made in Austria. ADAMITE.

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Radical Christianity (2012)

by William H. Brackney

In the second and third centuries, groups of cave-dwelling Gnostic thinkers were characterized by nudity, as were sects in Spain in the fourth and fifth centuries, resembling the Adamite practices. Geographically, Adamites were associated ...

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