Vanadinite and Phosphohedyphane

Vanadinite and Phosphohedyphane

Whitwell quarry, Whitwell, Derbyshire, England

2279

3 layered mineralisation with a base layer of mainly massive pale green phosphohedyphane, followed by a bed of cream coloured acicular phosphohedyphane crystals on which well formed tan coloured individual and aggregated vanadinite crystals have been deposited. Rare and choice specimen from the best location for vanadinite in England and reminicent of Leadhills material.  For further details of the mineralisation at Whitwell quarry see the article in the Russell Society Journal No.24; 2021. Specimen mounted in a 6x4cm 'Josie' box

Formulas : Vanadinite Pb5(VO4)3Cl ; Phosphohedyphane Ca2Pb3(PO4)3Cl

£72.00

Status: Available

Dimensions: 31X26X10mm

Size: Miniature (M)

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