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Hawleyite Mineral Data

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General Hawleyite 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: As coatings on fine-grained sphalerite and siderite in vugs' probably of secondary origin, deposited from meteoric waters in vugs and along late fractures.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1955
Help on Locality: Locality: In Canada, in the Hector-Calumet mine, Keno-Galena Hill area, Yukon Territory. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For Professor James Edwin Hawley (1897-1965), Canadian mineralogist, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Hawleyite + Pronunciation Say HAWLEYITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 29278
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