• Parkinsonite in Mendipite
Rare Minerals

Parkinsonite in Mendipite

$500.00   €447  £380.00 approx.  

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ID: CC18155
A small miniature containing the extremely rare mineral Parkinsonite in a matrix of Mendipite from its type locality at Torr Works quarry (aka Merehead quarry) at Cranmore in Somerset, England.  The species is named for Reginald F.D. Parkinson, a local British mineral collector and dealer.  The Parkinsonite occurs as pale pink streaks tinged slightly red following the foliation of the enveloping Mendipite.  Parkinsonite is a lead molybdenum oxychloride.

Details

Dimensions
3.1 × 3.1 × 2.7 cm
Categories
Fluorite and Halides, Rare Minerals
Locality
Torr Works Quarry, Cranmore, Somerset, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Mendipite, Parkinsonite

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