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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.
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CACOXENITE   Palermo #1 Mine, N. Groton, NH
0.6 mm field of view.

CACOXENITE μ
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CALCOTANTITE   Parker Mtn. Mine, Center Strafford, NH
0.5 mm pale olive-green calciotantite crystal on albite

CALCOTANTITE μ
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CALCITE   Westmoreland Crushed Stone Quarry, Westmoreland, NH
3.5 cm hexagonal crystal

CALCITE
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CANNIZZARITE    Aggregate Industries Quarry, Raymond, NH
2 mm field of view.      Bob Wilken specimen & photo.

CANNIZZARITE μ
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CASSITERITE   Parker Mtn. Mine, Center Strafford, NH
1.3 mm crystal in cleavelandite vug

CASSITERITE μ
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CERIANITE-(Ce)    North Sugarloaf Mtn., Bethlehem, NH
Larger crystal 1.4 mm

CERIANITE-(Ce) μ
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CERUSSITE   Johnson Rd., Bow, NH
1.0 mm blocky cerussite crystal

CERUSSITE μ
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CHABAZITE    Pike Industries Quarry, Beech Hill, Carroll, NH.
1.0 mm crystal group on tremolite-actinolite

CHABAZITE μ
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CHALCANTHITE    Palermo Mine, N. Groton, NH
Azure blue crystal group, about 1 mm across

CHALCANTHITE μ
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CHALCOCITE ?   Johnson Rd. Locality, Bow, NH
Largest crystal, center, 0.3 mm

CHALCOCITE ? μ
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CHALCOPYRITE    Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
3.5 mm chalcopyrite crystal with quartz crystals

CHALCOPYRITE
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CHAMOSITE    Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
5 mm cluster of 0.5 mm olive green balls on Sphalerite crystal

CHAMOSITE μ
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CHILDRENITE   Chickering Mine, Walpole, NH
4 mm crystal group

CHILDRENITE μ
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CHLORITOID   Dame Hill Rd., Orford, NH
3.3 cm specimen of silvery schist with 2 mm chloritoid pimples.

CHLORITOID
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CHRYSOBERYL   Ham-Weeks Mine, Wakefield, NH
3.5 cm specimen. Chrysoberyl is glassy olive green

CHRYSOBERYL
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CLINOCHLORE   South of Soapstone Quarry, Richmond, NH
1.5 cm clinochlore crystal. A zoom view of specimen 883

CLINOCHLORE
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CLINOZOISITE   Joppa Hill, Amherst, NH
4 mm terminated clinozoisite crystal in bed of diopside crystals.

CLINOZOISITE
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COLLINSITE   Palermo Mine, N. Groton, NH
4 mm field of view.

COLLINSITE μ
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COLUMBITE    Colony Mine, Alstead, NH
1.5 cm crystal

COLUMBITE-(Fe)
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COLUMBITE-(Mn)    Corson Mine, Nottingham, NH
1 mm crystal on Albite

COLUMBITE-(Mn)
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COOKEITE    Parker Mtn. Mine, Center Strafford, NH
0.2 mm spheres of cream colored cookeite on quartz. 2.5 mm field of view.

COOKEITE μ
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COPIAPITE   Fault zone, N side Rt. 101 South of Raymond, NH
2.5 cm specimen with yellow, earthy, crust of copiapite.

COPIAPITE
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COPPER    Milan Zinc Mine, Milan, NH
11 mm specimen on white mineral tac

COPPER
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CORDIERITE   Soapstone Quarry, Richmond, NH
3 cm specimen with hexagonal prismatic cordierite crystals in quartz.

CORDIERITE
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CORONADITE  Mineral Hill, Wakefield, NH
10 mm fov

CORONADITE
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CORUNDUM    Bald Face Mtn., Chatham, NH
1 mm blue corundum tablet crystal

CORUNDUM μ
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COVELLITE   Mineral Hill, Wakefield, NH
6 mm Covellite lined vug in quartz

COVELLITE μ
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CRANDALLITE    Palermo Mine, N. Groton, NH
0.5 mm crandallite ball   A Bob Wilken specimen & photo.

CRANDALLITE μ
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CUPRITE    Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
0.06 mm octahedral Cuprite crystal

CUPRITE μ
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