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Greenockite Mineral Data

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General Greenockite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: CdS
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 144.48 gm
   Cadmium  77.81 %  Cd
   Sulfur   22.19 %  S
           100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: CdS
Help on Environment: Environment: Traprock cavities and ore veins.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1840
Help on Locality: Locality: Greenock, Scotland. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after Lord Greenock (Ch. M. Cathcart 1783-1859).
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Greenockite + Pronunciation Say GREENOCKITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 60629
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