greenockite

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Lord Greenock, on whose land the mineral was discovered, +‎ -ite.

Noun[edit]

greenockite (countable and uncountable, plural greenockites)

  1. (mineralogy) A rare cadmium mineral that consists of cadmium sulfide in crystalline form.

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Further reading[edit]

  • Greenockite” in David Barthelmy, Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1], 1997–.
  • greenockite mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016