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Greenockite

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Greenockite

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Description
Locality: 
Tsumeb Mine, Otavi Highlands, Namibia
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.7 × 1.2 × 1.1 cm
Description

Orange greenockite associated with smithsonite on galena. 

Beautiful and rich specimen. 

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Greenockite

Formula: 
CdS
Strunz: 
2.CB.45
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5
Type Locality: 
Bishopton tunnel, Bishopton, Strathclyde (Renfrewshire), Scotland, UK
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