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Greenockite


Greenockite is simple cadmium sulfide (Connell, 1840). The mineral name honors the Lord Greenock, whose given name is Charles Murray Cathcart (1783-1859), discoverer of the mineral (Thompson, 1840).

Greenockite here forms needles to 1 mm on altered shale. mindat.org lists 91 species at this locality.

Price: $45

Item code: MS1561

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