greenockite

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noun gree·nock·ite \ˈgrē-nə-ˌkīt\

Definition of greenockite

  1. :  a mineral consisting of native cadmium sulfide occurring especially in yellow translucent hexagonal crystals

Origin and Etymology of greenockite

Charles M. Cathcart, Lord Greenock †1859 English soldier


First Known Use: 1844


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