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Molybdophyllite from
Torr Works Quarry (Merehead Quarry), Cranmore, Mendip, Somerset, England, UK

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Molybdophyllite
Formula:Pb8Mg9[Si10O28(OH)8O2(CO3)3] · H2O
Comments:A Pb-Mg-Si-O phase occurs at Merehead as small clear grains, and this is most likely to be molybdophyllite. It has been noted by other investigators, but has never been found in enough quantity for a definitive characterisation.
Abundance at site:Very Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Unconfirmed/Questioned
References
References:Turner, R.W. and Rumsey, M.S. (2010): Mineral Relationships in the Mendip Hills. Journal of the Russell Society, vol 13, pp 3-46.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Molybdophyllite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Torr Works Quarry (Merehead Quarry), Cranmore, Mendip, Somerset, England, UK
 
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