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Mereheadite

ID: CC13793
Mereheadite is a rare lead oxychloride incorporating barium and this specimen is from its type locality at Torr Works quarry (often referred to as Merehead quarry) at Cranmore in Somerset, England.  Two yellowish-orange patches, one roughly 1 x 1 cm, the other 0.8 x 0.8 cm, display well in an almost pure white matrix of what is likely mixed Calcite and Mendipite.

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Dimensions
4.4 × 3.7 × 2.7 cm
Categories
Fluorite and Halides, Oxides and Hydroxides, Rare Minerals
Locality
Torr Works Quarry, Cranmore, Somerset, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Mereheadite

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