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58N-1RTYeomanite Pb2O(OH)Cl

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Torr Works Quarry, Cranmore, Mendip, Somerset, England, UK

Dimensions: 13 mm x 9 mm x 8 mm

A micromount-size specimen of the extremely rare lead oxychloride Yeomanite from its type locality in Vein No. 1, Torr Works Quarry (Merehead Quarry), Cranmore, Mendip, Somerset. The mineral is named jointly for Angela Yeoman and her company, Foster Yeoman, who operated Torr Works quarry until 2006. Opaque silky white fibres of Yeomanite grow in a parallel array with minor attached manganese oxides within which the rarer minerals occur here at Torr Works quarry.
Copyright: © Crystal Classics Fine Minerals      Photo ID: 1002418     Uploaded by: Crystal Classics   View Count: 25   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2000 x 1400 pixels (2.8 Mpix)
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