Greenockite R070017

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Name: Greenockite
RRUFF ID: R070017
Ideal Chemistry: CdS
Locality: Siglo XX Mine, Llallagua, Potosi Department, Bolivia
Source: Mark Mauthner 1630 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Hexagonal tabular brick-red crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Wurtzite (20) ]
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070017
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 1% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R070017.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 4.079(7)Å    b: 4.079(7)Å    c: 6.63(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 95.56(7)Å3    Crystal System: hexagonal
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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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