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Adamsite-(Y)

Mineral

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

Identification

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

3.0

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Triclinic