Best of New Hampshire Gallery                     Return to mindatnh front page.               Click on image for larger view, size, and locality.
Best photos on mindatnh.org for each species.     Alphabetical listing   From the collections of Tom Mortimer & friends.
Photos may be updated as better choices become available.     In many cases there were several good candidates for best photo, so my choices were somewhat subjective.
Species with a light blue border are from the NH "Rare and Uncommon" gallery and have a high confidence of a correct identification.
Species with a mustard yellow border are from the NH "Rare and Uncommon" gallery and have a fair confidence of a correct identification.
Caption link will take you to page for species and link to more photos in gallery.    Links to "Rare & Uncommon" will require scroll down to desired species.
A μ following the species name indicates this is a micro-mineral specimen with a field of view less than a few millimeters. Most nice crystal examples are micros.
A following the species name is a link to EDS data for this specimen. Confirmation data is provided for less common species.
A * following the species name indicates a reference is provided to analyses of similar specimens from this locality.
A following the species name is a link to another photo of this species or UV of this specimen.
Species - alphabetical page:   [A]  [B] (this page)  [C]  [D-E]  [F]  [G]  [H] [I-L]   [M]  [N-O]  [P]  [Q-R]  [S]  [T]  [U-Z]
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BABINGTONITE    Rt. 101 - Rt. 101A road cut, Amherst, NH
5 mm crystal group

BABINGTONITE μ
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BARBOSALITE    Palermo Mine, N. Groton, NH
2.5 cm specimen with vug lined with blue-green barbosalite crust.

BARBOSALITE
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BARITE    Stoddard Mine, Westmoreland, NH
1.6 cm tabular crystal on Quartz.

BARITE
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BASTNASITE-(Ce)   N. Sugarloaf Mtn., Bethlehem, NH
1.1 mm bastnasite-(Ce) crystal group

BASTNASITE μ *
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BAVENITE   Oliver Trench, Moat Mtn., Hale's Location, NH
2 mm field of view.

BAVENITE μ
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BAZZITE with Bertrandite  Government Pit, Albany, NH
0.5 mm field of view

BAZZITE with Bertrandite   μ
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BECQUERELITE   Turner Mine, Marlow, NH
3.8 cm by 2.2 cm specimen. Becquerelite orange, Uranophane yellow

BECQUERELITE
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BERAUNITE    Palermo #1 Mine, N. Groton, NH
5 mm field of view

BERAUNITE μ
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BERMANITE   Fletcher Mine, N. Groton, NH
2 mm field of view. Dark red bermanite on pale blue phosphosiderite.

BERMANITE μ
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BETAFITE   Allen Mine, Alstead, NH
3 cm specimen

BETAFITE
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BERTRANDITE   N. Sugarloaf Mtn., Bethlehem, NH
1.7 mm field of view. Bertrandite with danalite

BERTRANDITE with red Danalite μ
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BERYL   Palermo #1 Mine, N. Groton, NH
2.5 cm intersecting, terminated, crystal pair

BERYL
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BERYLLONITE   Chickering Mine, Walpole, NH
4 mm "cordwood twinned" crystal with apatite (on left)

BERYLLONITE μ
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BEUDANTITE   Parker Mtn. Mine, Center Strafford, NH
Beudantite crystals approx. 0.1 mm, crystal groups about 0.2 mm.

BEUDANTITE μ
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BEUSITE    Palermo Mine, N. Groton, NH
10 mm field of view. Nut brown scales of beusite? on black siderite.

BEUSITE μ
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BISMUTHINITE    Holts Ledge, Lyme, NH
1.5 cm metalic Bismuthinite blade

BISMUTHINITE
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BISMUTITE    Holts Ledge, Lyme, NH
2.5 cm bismutithinite crystal with white pearly surficial coating of bismutite

BISMUTITE
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BJAREBYITE   Palermo #1 Mine, Pod 8, N. Groton, NH
Olive green bjarebyite crystals to 0.3 mm

BJAREBYITE μ
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BORNITE   Keyes Mine, Orange, NH
3 mm field of view

BORNITE μ
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BRAZILIANITE    Chandlers Mill Mine, Newport, NH
1.8 mm Brazilianite crystal

BRAZILIANITE μ
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BROCHANTITE   Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
0.1 mm blocky, green, crystals

BROCHANTITE μ
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BROOKITE   Pike Quarry, Hooksett, NH
0.3 mm brookite crystal on quartz crystals

BROOKITE μ
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