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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.
Species - alphabetical page: [A]  [B]  [C]  [D-E]  [F] (this page)  [G]  [H]  [I-L]  [M]  [N-O]   [P]  [Q-R] [S]  [T]  [U-Z]
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FAIRFIELDITE   Palermo #2 Mine, N. Groton, NH
1 mm field of view

FAIRFIELDITE μ
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FALSTERITE   Palermo #1 Mine, N. Groton, NH
0.7 mm field of view. Lustrous, green-blue, acicular blades of falsterite.

FALSTERITE μ *
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FAYALITE   Mt. Lowell, 3200 ft. elevation, Lincoln, NH
2.8 cm specimen. Red areas are oxidized fayalite, black is un-oxidized.

FAYALITE
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FERGUSONITE-(Y)   "Overhang Pocket" Albany Ravine, Albany, NH
4 mm brown crystal

FERGUSONITE-(Y) μ
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FERRIMOLYBDITE   Lincoln Mine, Westmoreland, NH
1.5 cm field of view on 2.5 cm specimen iew

FERRIMOLYBDITE
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FERRISICKLERITE    Parker Mtn. Mine, Center Strafford, NH
4 cm specimen of brown ferrisicklerite and purple heterosite

FERRISICKLERITE
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FERRISYMPLESITE    Parker Mtn. Mine, Center Strafford, NH
4 mm field of view

FERRISYMPLESITE
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FERROHORNBLENDE    Streambed, Streeter Hill, Chesterfield, NH
15 cm specimen. Black sprays of ferrohornblende in fine-grain mica matrix with garnets.

FERROHORNBLENDE
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FERROSILITE   Iron Mtn., Bartlett, NH
6 mm field of view. Radial glassy green-gray sprays of ferrosilite with orange limonite.

FERROSILITE *
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FLUOCERITE-(Ce)    N. Sugarloaf Mtn., Bethlehem, NH
1 cm specimen of massive orange-pink Fluocerite

FLUOCERITE-(Ce) *
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FLUORITE   Wise Mine, Westmoreland, NH
2.3 cm green fluorite octahedrons on 7 cm specimen

FLUORITE
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FOGGITE   Palermo #1 Mine, Pod 3, N. Groton, NH
0.8 mm field of view

FOGGITE μ
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FORSTERITE    Pulpit Rd. re-build, Bedford, NH
1.5 cm specimen, forsterite crystal with weathered surface in basalt

FORSTERITE
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FRONDELITE   Palermo #1 Mine, N. Groton, NH
1.5 mm cross-section of frondelite sphere

FRONDELITE μ
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