adamite

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

adamite (plural adamites)

  1. A descendant of Adam; a human being.

Etymology 2[edit]

Adamite

Named after French mineralogist Gilbert Joseph Adam (1795-1881) in 1866.[1]

Noun[edit]

adamite

  1. (mineralogy) A zinc arsenate hydroxide mineral, Zn2AsO4OH.
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Richard V. Gaines, H. Catherine W. Skinner, Eugene E. Foord, Brian Mason, and Abraham Rosenzweig: Dana's new mineralogy, John Wiley & Sons, 1997