Mendipite (rare) (ex Shields Flynn Collection)

Torr Works Quarry (Merehead Quarry), Cranmore, Mendip, Somerset, England, UK
Miniature, 3.7 x 2.8 x 1.6 cm
Start Time: 07/29/2022 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 08/06/2022 6:35:00 pm (CDT)
Auction Closed

Item Description

A wonderful and classic specimen of the rare lead halide species, Mendipite featuring prismatic off-white to pinkish colored thin prismatic crystals measuring up to 2.6 cm on matrix from this important locale. This material is incredibly hard to find on market, and the pieces from Mendip are generally considered to be the finest of species. From the collection of Shields Flynn.