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ORTHOCLASE var. Adularia   Mine Falls Park, Nashua, NH
0.3mm orthoclase var. adularia crystals

Species:           ORTHOCLASE var. Adularia     KAlSi3O8
Locality:          Mine Falls Park, Nashua, NH
Specimen Size: 0.3mm orthoclase var. adularia crystals
Field Collected: Tom Mortimer
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Notes: Not an outstanding example of this species for New Hampshire. A voucher photo for this species at Mine Falls Park.
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ORTHOCLASE var Adularia   Rt. 101 - 101A road cut, Amherst, NH
8 mm field of view. Adularia (pink) with epidote (green), babingtonite (black) and prehnite (white fan)

Species:           ORTHOCLASE var Adularia
Locality:          Rt. 101 - 101A road cut, Amherst, NH
Specimen Size: 8 mm field of view. Adularia (pink) with epidote (green), babingtonite (black) and prehnite (white fan)
Field Collected: Tom Mortimer
Catalog No.: u320
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ORTHOCLASE var. Adularia    Rt. 3 Rock fill site, Merrimack, NH
Largest adularia crystal is 3.5 mm
Species:           ORTHOCLASE var. Adularia  
Locality:          Rt. 3 Rock fill site, Merrimack, NH
Specimen Size: Largest adularia crystal is 3.5 mm
Field Collected: Tom Mortimer - 2008
Catalog No.: 1912
Notes: Locality was approximately east side 127 DW Highway. Rock fill likely came from nearby Audley quarry, approx one mile to west. Site is now graded over.
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ORTHOCLASE   Franconia Iron Mine, Ore Hill, Lisbon, NH
1.7 cm cluster of orthoclase crystals
Species:           ORTHOCLASE  
Locality:          Franconia Iron Mine, Ore Hill, Lisbon, NH
Specimen Size: 1.7 cm cluster of orthoclase crystals
Field Collected: Tom Mortimer
Catalog No.: u1469
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ORTHOCLASE var. Adularia   Pike Quarry, Hooksett, NH
6 mm field of view
Species:           ORTHOCLASE var. Adularia  
Locality:          Pike Quarry, Hooksett, NH
Specimen Size: 6 mm field of view
Field Collected: Tom Mortimer - 2014
Catalog No.: u1480 (e.g.)
Notes: The backside of this specimen has micro quartz crystals with blue anatase. At the Hookset Quarry, anatase is only VERY rarely found on adularia, rather almost always on the micro quartz.