• Greenockite - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greenockite Greenockite is a rare cadmium bearing metal sulfide mineral consisting of cadmium sulfide (CdS) in crystalline form. Greenockite crystallizes in the hexagonal system. It occurs as massive encrustations and as hemimorphic six-sided pyramidal crystals which vary in color from a honey yellow through shades of red to brown.
  • Greenockite Mineral Data

    webmineral.com/data/Greenockite.shtml Greenockite Crystallography: Axial Ratios: a:c = 1:1.63874 : Cell Dimensions: a = 3.82, c = 6.26, Z = 2; V = 79.11 Den(Calc)= 6.06 : Crystal System:
  • Greenockite: Mineral information, data and localities.

    www.mindat.org/min-1746.html Typically found as yellow to red hemimorphic pyramidal crystals and earthy coatings. Caution should be used in sight identifying yellow cadmium sulfide coatings as hawleyite (dimorph of greenockite) is not a very rare species and occurs in identical appearing coatings and identical environments; furthermore some of these coatings can be X-ray amorphous ("xanthochroite").
  • Greenockite | mineral | Britannica

    www.britannica.com/science/greenockite Greenockite, cadmium sulfide (CdS), the only mineral containing an appreciable amount of cadmium. It forms coatings on sphalerite and other zinc minerals. It forms yellow, orange, or deep red crystals that belong to the hexagonal system. Typical occurrences are Příbram, Czech Republic; Renfrew,
  • Greenockite: The mineral greenockite information and pictures

    www.minerals.net/mineral/greenockite.aspx Greenockite is the only ore mineral of the element cadmium. Due to the rarity of Greenockite, most cadmium is actually produced as a by-product of lead and zinc ores, especially Sphalerite.Greenockite was once used as a yellow pigment and known as cadmium ochre.Elemental cadmium has many uses, including electronics and batteries (nickel-cadmium), electroplating, and forming of high temperature ...
  • Greenockite - definition of greenockite by The Free Dictionary

    www.thefreedictionary.com/greenockite Define greenockite. greenockite synonyms, greenockite pronunciation, greenockite translation, English dictionary definition of greenockite. n. A yellow to brown or red mineral, CdS, the only ore of cadmium. n a rare yellowish mineral consisting of cadmium sulphide in hexagonal crystalline form:...
  • Greenockite | Definition of Greenockite by Merriam-Webster

    www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/greenockite Greenockite definition is - a mineral consisting of native cadmium sulfide occurring especially in yellow translucent hexagonal crystals.
  • GREENOCKITE (Cadmium Sulfide) - Amethyst Galleries

    www.galleries.com/Greenockite Greenockite is a rare mineral and the only real ore of cadmium. It is a much sought after mineral by collectors both for its rarity and for its nice color and crystal habit. Although it is the most common cadmium mineral, most of the world's supply of cadmium is supplied through the processing of zinc and lead ores where cadmium is a common ...
  • Greenockite | Definition of Greenockite at Dictionary.com

    www.dictionary.com/browse/greenockite Greenockite definition, a yellow mineral, cadmium sulfide, CdS, associated with zinc ores and used as a source of cadmium. See more.
  • Greenockite | Article about greenockite by The Free Dictionary

    encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com/greenockite Greenockite at Llallagua is widespread in small quantities, in all the veins but especially in the richer ore shoots where it coats marcasite and wavellite. Wavellite coating quartz with a thin film of red greenockite and black sulfides came from the Reggis and Forastera veins below the sulfide horizon.