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Greenockite

#50365

Greenockite

#50365
Availability
Sold
Size
5.5 x 3.5 x 3 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
CdS (RRUFF)
Locality
Whatley quarry, Wells, Mendip, Somerset, England
Tagged
sulfide

Yellow coatings of Greenockite on limestone(?)/Calcite matrix.

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 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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