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.
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ILMENITE   N. Sugarloaf Mtn., Bethlehem, NH
5 mm crystal

ILMENITE
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ISHIKAWAITE   Oliver Trench, Moat Mtn., Hale's Location, NH
3.5 mm field of view

ISHIKAWAITE μ  
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JAHNSITE (group)    Palermo #1 Mine, N. Groton, NH
1.5 mm field of view. Jahnsite: honey colored prismatic crystals.

JAHNSITE (group) μ
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JAROSITE   Morse Brook, Easton, NH
3 cm specimen. Jarosite is yellow powdery crust formed from weathering pyrite.

JAROSITE  
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KAHLERITE    Parker Mtn. Mine, Center Strafford, NH
1 mm field of view. Tiny rectangular, paper-thin, plates of kahlerite.

KAHLERITE
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KAOLINITE    Parker Mtn. Mine, Center Strafford, NH
8 cm specimen of feldspar matrix with thin, chalk-white, crust of kaolinite on upper half of specimen.

KAOLINITE
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KRYZHANOVSKITE   Palermo #1 Mine, N. Groton., NH
0.4 mm dark brown crystal

KRYZHANOVSKITE μ
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KULANITE   Palermo Mine, N. Groton, NH
2.2 cm specimen. Dark-forrest embedded green blades of kulanite.

KULANITE μ  
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KYANITE    Lyme, NH
3 cm specimen

KYANITE
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LAUEITE   Palermo #1 Mine, Pod 3 N. Groton, NH
1.5 mm field of view

LAUEITE μ
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LAUMONTITE   Rt. 101 - 101A road cut Amherst, NH
1.0 mm laumontite crystal

LAUMONTITE μ
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LAZULITE (Green) with blue scorzalite   Charles Davis Mine, N. Groton, NH
5 mm field of view

LAZULITE (Green)   μ  
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LEPIDOLITE    Chandler Mine, Raymond, NH
3.5 cm specimen.

LEPIDOLITE
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LEUCOPHOSPHITE   Palermo Mine, N. Groton, NH
0.4 mm crystal group.

LEUCOPHOSPHITE μ
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LINARITE   Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
1.8 mm field of view

LINARITE    μ
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LITHIOPHILITE    Chandler Mine, Raymond, NH
3.5 cm specimen.

LITHIOPHILITE
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LOLLINGITE    Parker Mtn. Mine, Center Strafford, NH
7 cm, 1.2 lb. specimen of massive lollingite

LOLLINGITE
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LUDLAMITE   Palermo Mine, N. Groton, NH
1.8 mm field of view

LUDLAMITE    μ
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