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Greenockite

#BAC60607

Greenockite

#BAC60607
Availability
Sold
Size
3 x 4 x 1.5 cm - Miniature 
Formula
CdS (RRUFF)
Locality
Katerina Coal Mine, Radvanice, Bohemia, Czech Republic
Tagged
sulfide

Orange stubby, less than 0.75mm, bladed Greenockite with very elongated acicular crystals of Greenockite to 2mm. Very interesting crystal development from mostly very tiny abundant to sparse long acicular crystals. See Jason Smith's incredible photo on Mindat.

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.

Collection
William & Anne Cook Collection

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