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Greenockite on Quartz

#DH35522

Greenockite on Quartz

#DH35522
Availability
Sold
Size
7 x 4 x 4 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
CdS (RRUFF)
Locality
Emigsville quarry, E. Manchester Twp., York Co., Pennsylvania, United States
Tagged
sulfide

An odd-ball locality I thought I would throw at you. This piece with a fine yellowish-gren coating on Quartz. Also, a nice cubo-octahedral pyrite crystal can be seen. Fracture filled occurence.

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
Hess Collection

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