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Greenockite with Sphalerite

#33815

Greenockite with Sphalerite

#33815
Availability
Sold
Size
2 x 2 x 3 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
CdS (RRUFF)
Locality
Topaz, Mono Co., California, United States
Tagged
sulfide

Bright orange encrustation of Greenockite with Sphalerite on a piece of highly magnetic piece of matrix.

EDS confirmed

EDS Confirmed

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.

Special Info
EDS Confirmed

Huestis Collection catalog card

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