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||Species: BARITE ?
Locality: Johnson Rd., Bow, NH
Specimen Size: 1.2 mm cluster of barite crystals - see notes
Field Collected: 2016
Catalog No.: u2110
Notes: One of these crystals has a distinct hexagonal tabular habit that is characteristic of the lead carbonate-sulfate, leadhillite. This crystal is outlined in the second photo. Other crystals in the cluster have more of a tabular-prismatic barite habit.
Locality: Stoddard Mine, Westmoreland, NH
Specimen Size: 2 mm tabular crystal
Field Collected: Tom Mortimer
Catalog No.: u2317
Notes: Crystal orientation in vug does not show tabular habit.
Locality: Wise Mine, Westmoreland, NH
Specimen Size: 1.8 mm crystal
Field Collected: Anna Wilken
Catalog No.: u2578
Notes: Barite is reported from the Wise Mine on mindat, but there are no photos. This is the first Wise Mine barite that I [tm] have seen. Small colorless cubes of fluorite and clear quartz crystals are also present on this specimen.
Locality: Pierce Mine, Chesterfield, NH
Specimen Size: 6.5 cm specimen with 8 mm barite crystal
Field Collected: Clayton Ford
Catalog No.: Don Dallaire specimen and photos
Notes: Don acquired this specimen in 1984.
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