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Mereheadite


Mereheadite is a complex lead oxide hydroxide chloride borate carbonate. Welch et al. (1998) named the mineral after its type locality at the Merehead quarry. Krivovichev et al. (2009) refined the crystal structure and found borate and carbonate anions present.

Mereheadite here an orange mass, 9 mm long and 2 mm wide in hydrocerussite. The hydrocerussite has grown on calcite in crednerite matrix.

Price: $125

Item code: MS1457

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