Adamsite-(Y)

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Adamsite-(Y)
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General
Category Mineral
Formula
(repeating unit)
NaY(CO3)2·6H2O
Identification
Mohs scale hardness 3.0

Adamsite-(Y) (previously IMA 1999-020), chemical formula NaY(CO3)2·6H2O is a mineral of sodium, yttrium, carbon, oxygen, and hydrogen. It is named after Frank Dawson Adams (1859–1942), professor of geology, McGill University. Its Mohs scale rating is 3.

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