• Mereheadite In Hydrocerussite
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Mereheadite In Hydrocerussite

ID: CC1040

A rich example of Mereheadite from the type locality of Merehead Quarry, Somerset, England. The Mereheadite forms a light orange dense mass with a fine luster, to 2.1cm by 1.4cm. The Mereheadite is surrounded by a thin band of creamy Hydrocerussite, which in turn is surrounded by translucent white Calcite and typical grey-black Mn oxides. There is a similar smaller area of Mereheadite on one side of the specimen. A fine example of the species from the Tony House collection.

Details

Dimensions
7.2 × 6.5 × 3.8 cm
Categories
Rare Minerals
Locality
Merehead Quarry, Cranmore, Somerset, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Mereheadite

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