Adamite is a rare zinc arsenate, and when it contains low amounts of colouring impurities then it fluoresces under shortwave UV light. It was first discovered in Chile in 1866 and named after French government finance auditor at the time, Gilbert Joseph Adam.

Alternative Names N/A
Colour Green, Yellow, White, Brown
Hardness 3.5
Crystal system Orthorhombic
Streak White
Lustre Vitreous
Main Locations Mexico, Chile, Namibia
Chakra Heart, Solar Plexus
Zodiac Cancer
Numerology 8
Planetary Venus
Element Fire, Air