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Scorodite and Adamite Physical Properties

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1 Physical Properties
1.1 Tenacity
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Brittle
1.2 Solubility
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1.3 Durability
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1.4 Specific Gravity
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4.32-4.48
1.5 Fracture
Sub-Conchoidal, Splintery
Uneven, Subconchoidal, ConchoidalArthur Thomas, Gemstones (2009), Uneven, Subconchoidal, Brittle, Metallic, Brittle, Metallic
1.6 Cleavage
{201} Imperfect, {100} Poor, {001} Poor
{101}, good; {010}, poor
1.7 Mohs Hardness
3.5-4
3.5
1.8 Chemical Composition
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Zn 2(AsO 4)(OH)Michael O’Donoghue , Gems, Sixth edition (2006)

Scorodite and Adamite Chemical Formula

While comparing Scorodite and Adamite physical properties, the important data you should know is its chemical composition. Since chemical formula defines the molecular structure of the crystal, most of the physical properties like color, tenacity, solubility are governed by Scorodite and Adamite chemical formula.

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  • Chemical formula of Adamite- Zn 2(AsO 4)(OH)Michael O’Donoghue , Gems, Sixth edition (2006)

Scorodite and Adamite Specific Gravity

Another important criteria for qualitative analysis of gemstones is Scorodite and Adamite Specific gravity. Specific gravity is the relative density of a gemstone compared with respect to density of water. Gemologists use Scorodite and Adamite Optical Properties during the identification of gemstone. Specific gravity of Scorodite is 4.32-4.48 whereas that of Adamite is 4.32-4.48.