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Mendipite

$350.00   €318  £270.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC13270
Creamy-white lath-like crystals in parallel growth of the rare lead oxychloride Mendipite are embedded in a matrix of cream Calcite and manganese stained limestone. The largest patch of Mendipite measures roughly 5 x 2 cm.  The Mendipite fluoresces bright deep-lemon yellow in LWUV, pale lemon in SWUV and the Calcite a strong orangish-red in SWUV.  A nice example of Mendipite from Torr Works quarry, 20 miles from its type locality at Churchill in Somerset.

Details

Dimensions
8.5 × 5.8 × 4.1 cm
Categories
Fluorite and Halides
Locality
Torr Works Quarry, Cranmore, Somerset, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Mendipite

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