Mineral Monday: adamite

Learn about the mineral adamite on this week's episode of Mineral Monday

Adamite

This adamite speciemn can be found in case 40 on the main floor of the Keck Museum.

Mineral Monday: adamite

Learn about the mineral adamite on this week's episode of Mineral Monday

This adamite speciemn can be found in case 40 on the main floor of the Keck Museum.

Adamite

This adamite speciemn can be found in case 40 on the main floor of the Keck Museum.

This week, learn about the mineral adamite! This mineral comes in many colors, but can you guess what causes this green color pictured here? Watch to find out! 


More about the Keck Museum and Mineral Monday

Located in the Mackay School of Mines building at the University of Nevada, Reno, the W.M. Keck Earth Science and Mineral Engineering Museum is open to the public Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and the first Saturday of the month from 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.

The Keck Museum houses an outstanding collection of minerals, ores, fossil specimens, and photographs, in addition to mining related relics. The museum is also home to some of the spectacular Mackay Silver Collection, created by Tiffany & Co., for John Mackay and completed in 1878.

For directions and museum details, visit unr.edu/keck

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