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Greenockite

#PD34129

Greenockite

#PD34129
Availability
Sold
Size
5.5 x 10 x 1.5 cm - Cabinet 
Formula
CdS (RRUFF)
Locality
Joplin dist., Jasper Co., Missouri, United States
Tagged
sufide

Fine encrustations of yellow microcrystalline Greenockite with brown Sphalerite covering a piece of what appears to be a piece of opalized/petrified wood. Interesting piece!

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
Phillips Collection

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