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Wurtzite Group

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M = Cd, Mn, Zn; X = S, Se
Hemimorphic hexagonally close packed simple sulfides.

Compare Sphalerite Group.

Classification of Wurtzite Group


2 : Sulphides
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Chemical Properties of Wurtzite Group


M = Cd, Mn, Zn; X = S, Se

Relationship of Wurtzite Group to other Species

Group Members:
Buseckite (Fe,Zn,Mn)S
Cadmoselite CdSe
Greenockite CdS
Rambergite MnS
Wurtzite (Zn,Fe)S
2/0.0-WilhelmramsayiteCu3FeS3 · 2H2O

Other Information

Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

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Localities for Wurtzite Group

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