• Mendipite with Chloroxiphite, Symesite and Diaboleite
  • Mendipite with Chloroxiphite, Symesite and Diaboleite
  • Mendipite with Chloroxiphite, Symesite and Diaboleite
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Mendipite with Chloroxiphite, Symesite and Diaboleite

$500.00   €451  £380.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC14056
A potpourri of rare mineralogical delights from the famous Torr Works quarry (aka Merehead quarry) at Cranmore in Somerset, England.  This small miniature is composed mainly of Mendipite, a lead oxychloride, as compact long platy crystals of pinkish-white.  Within the Mendipite structure can be seen olive-green acicular Chloroxiphite (lead copper halide); a pale pink patch of Symesite (lead oxychloride) and very tiny spots of pale greenish-blue Diaboleite (lead-copper oxychloride).  Not mentioned on the original label are a few patches of pale lemon-yellow Paralaurionite (lead chloride).

Details

Dimensions
4.4 × 3.3 × 2.3 cm
Categories
Fluorite and Halides, Rare Minerals
Locality
Torr Works Quarry, Cranmore, Somerset, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Chloroxiphite, Diaboleite, Mendipite, Symesite

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