Rhodonite from Meldon, Okehampton, Devonshire

W. R. Dearman
Department of Geology, University of Newcastle upon Tyne

Summary: There are two outcrops of rhodonite rock at the same stratigraphical horizon in Lower Carboniferous rocks in the Railway Quarry at Meldon. One of these is zoned outwards from rhodonite, through calc-silicate hornfels to quartzite. Well-formed crystals occur in drusy massive rhodonite; examples have been measured and drawn.

Mineralogical Magazine; September 1966 v. 35; no. 275; p. 991-994; DOI: 10.1180/minmag.1966.035.275.12
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