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Xanthochroite

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Formula:
CdS
Colour:
yellow
Lustre:
Vitreous
Crystal System:
Amorphous
Designation for X-ray amorphous CdS (Rogers, 1917).
The name originally applied to earthy material that X-rayed as greenockite (Dana 7, vol 1, p. 230).


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Physical Properties of XanthochroiteHide

Vitreous
Colour:
yellow

Chemical Properties of XanthochroiteHide

Formula:
CdS

Crystallography of XanthochroiteHide

Crystal System:
Amorphous

Synonyms of XanthochroiteHide

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

References for XanthochroiteHide

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Rogers, A. P. (1917): A review of the Amorphous minerals. Journal of Geology 25, 515-541. [first use of name]
Palache, Charles, Harry Berman & Clifford Frondel (1944), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana Yale University 1837-1892, Volume I: Elements, Sulfides, Sulfosalts, Oxides. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York. 7th edition, revised and enlarged, 834pp.: 230.

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Localities for XanthochroiteHide

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- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
Germany
 
  • Baden-Württemberg
    • Black Forest
      • Wolfach
        • Oberwolfach
          • Rankach valley
Walenta, K. (1992): Die Mineralien des Schwarzwaldes. Chr. Weise Verlag, München, 336 pp. (in German)
Tajikistan
 
  • Viloyati Sogd (Viloyati Sughd; Viloyati Khodzhent; Viloyati Leninabad)
    • Kuraminskii Range
Enikeev, M. R. (1970): Find of hawleyite. Zapiski Uzbekistanskogo Otdeleniya Vsesoyuznogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva, No. 23, 112-114.; Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
USA
 
  • California
    • Riverside Co.
      • Crestmore
        • Crestmore quarries
          • Sky Blue Hill
AmMin 26:352-381
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