Greenockite R060091

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Name: Greenockite
RRUFF ID: R060091
Ideal Chemistry: CdS
Locality: Mono County, California, USA
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 3396 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Yellowish-orange earthy coating
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Wurtzite (20) ]
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CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R060091.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Cd0.95Fe0.03Cr0.01   0.01)Σ=1S1.00 ; trace amounts of Ni.
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample, 780 nm Raman overwhelmed by fluorescence
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RRUFF ID: R060091
Wavelength:
Sample Description: Unoriented sample, 780 nm Raman overwhelmed by fluorescence
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 25% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Greenockite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

Anthony J W, Bideaux R A, Bladh K W, and Nichols M C (1990) Handbook of Mineralogy, Mineral Data Publishing, Tucson Arizona, USA, by permission of the Mineralogical Society of America. [view file]

Breithaupt J F A (1840) Greenockit, ein neues mineral, Annalen der Physik und Chemie, 51, 507-510   [view file]

Brooke J, Connell A (1840) Der greenockit, ein neues mineral, Annalen der Physik und Chemie, 51, 274-274   [view file]

Connell A (1840) Chemical examination of greenockite, or sulphuret of cadmium, The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, 28, 392-395   [view file]

Thompson T (1840) Notice of greenockite, a new mineral species of the order blende, The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, 28, 390-292   [view file]

Arguello C A, Rousseau D L, Porto S P S (1969) First-order Raman effect in wurtzite-type crystals, Physical Review, 181, 1351-1363

Patterson D J (1985) Zincian greenockite in stratiform lead-zinc-silver mineralization at Lady Loretta, northwest Queensland, The Canadian Mineralogist, 23, 89-94   [view file]

Xu Y-N, Ching W Y (1993) Electronic, optical, and structural properties of some wurtzite crystals, Physical Review B - Condensed Matter, 48, 4335-4351

Parnell J, Still J, Spinks S, Thayalan W, Bowden S (2014) Cadmium sulfide in a Mesoproterozoic terrestrial environment, Mineralogical Magazine, 78, 47-54