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Greenockite

Greenockite

Formula
CdS 
Crystal System
Hexagonal 
Crystal Habit
Radial, Encrustations, Colloform 
Cleavage
Distinct, Imperfect, None 
Luster
Adamantine - Resinous 
Color
honey yellow, citron yellow, orange yellow 
Streak
orange yellow 
Class
Hexagonal - Dihexagonal Pyramidal 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness
3.5-4 
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Greenockite from New Hartman mine, Lehigh Co., Pennsylvania, United States

Greenockite
            from New Hartman mine, Lehigh Co., Pennsylvania, United States

Yellow pulverulent coating.

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Greenockite from Siglo Viente mine, Llallagua, Bolivia

Greenockite
            from Siglo Viente mine, Llallagua, Bolivia

Hundreds of perfect deep red Greenockite crystals to about 0.5mm.

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Greenockite from Block 14 Opencut, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia

Greenockite
            from Block 14 Opencut, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia

Yellowish green coatings of Greenockite with slender crysals of Anglesite in Galena with also a little garnet.

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Greenockite from Joplin dist., Jasper Co., Missouri, United States

Greenockite
            from Joplin dist., Jasper Co., Missouri, United States

Yellow crusts on Galena.

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Greenockite from Monte Cristo mine, Rush Creek dist., Marion Co., Arkansas, United States

Greenockite
            from Monte Cristo mine, Rush Creek dist., Marion Co., Arkansas, United States

Bright yellow coatings on Quartz and associated with Sphalerite. Rich.

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Greenockite from Richmond mine, Eureka Co., Nevada, United States

Greenockite
            from Richmond mine, Eureka Co., Nevada, United States

Bright yellow pulverulent coatings.

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