Vanadinite and Descloizite

Whitwell Quarry, Worksop, Derbyshire, England


Some of the best vanadinites and descloizites in England have come from Whitwell Quarry and this is a particularly good example. Lines and areas of predominently barrel shaped vanadinite crystals cross the specimen surrounded by orange descloizite crystals. For further details of the unusual occurence of vanadium mineralisation at Whitwell see the Journal of the Russell Society, Volume 24, 2021.

Formulas: Vanadinite, Pb5(VO4)3Cl ; Descloizite: PbZn(VO4)(OH)

Status: Sold

Dimensions: 61x35x33mmmm

Size: Small Cabinet (S)

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