Mineral Information and Data:

Mendipite
Pb3O2Cl2 [CNMNC approved formula]

Named after its locality: Mendip Hills, Somersetshire, England.

IMA status : Valid species (Pre-IMA 1839) Grandfathered
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
10.03.01.01  
  (10) Oxyhalides and Hydroxyhalides
  (10.03) where (A)3 (O,OH)2 Xq
  (10.03.01)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
03.DC.70
  (03) Halides
  (03.D) Oxyhalides, Hydroxyhalides and Related Double Halides
  (03.DC) With Pb (As,Sb,Bi), without Cu
  
Crystal system: Orthorhombic System
Point group (H-M): 222 — disphenoidal
  
  
  

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