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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NEPHELINE   Red Hill, Moultonborough, NH
4.5 cm specimen of tan weathering nepheline in white albite matrix.

NEPHELINE
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NIZAMOFFITE    Palermo Mine, N. Groton, NH
0.5 mm nizamoffite crystal.    A Bob Wilken specimen & photo

NIZAMOFFITE μ
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NORDSTRANDITE    Ravine Locale, Moat Mtn. Hale's Location, NH
6 cm specimen.   Smoky quartz crystals embedded in white Nordstrandite

NORDSTRANDITE  
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OPAL var. Hyalite    Hurricane Mtn. Conway, NH
10 mm field of view

OPAL var. Hyalite
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ORTHOCLASE var. Adularia    Rt. 3 Rock fill site, Merrimack, NH
Largest adularia crystal is 3.5 mm

ORTHOCLASE var. Adularia μ
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