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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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PALERMOITE   Palermo #1 Mine, N. Groton, NH
2.5 mm field of view. Multiple iron-stained, prismatic, Palermoite crystals, some with goedkenite.

PALERMOITE μ
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PARASCHOLZITE    Palermo #1 Mine, Pod 13, Groton, NH
0.6 mm field of view. Tiny, acicular, paracholzite crystals

PARASCHOLZITE μ
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PARAVAUXITE    Chickering Mine, Walpole, NH   Fe2+Al2(PO4)2(OH)2 · 8H2O
0.5 mm paravauxite cluster.

PARAVAUXITE μ
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PARGASITE    Franconia Iron Mine, Sugar Hill, NH
3 cm specimen of bladed pargasite crystals in chlorite matrix.

PARGASITE  
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PARSONSITE    Ruggles Mine, Grafton, NH
3.7 cm specimen. Parsonsite is pale, earthy, yellow mineral

PARSONSITE
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PERHAMITE    Palermo Mine, N. Groton, NH
10 mm field of view. Perhamite balls on quartz crystal termination.

PERHAMITE
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PERLOFFITE    Palermo Mine, N. Groton, NH
8 mm field of view

PERLOFFITE/
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PHARMACOSIDERITE    Oliver Trench, Moat Mtn., Hale's Location, NH
2.5 mm field of view. Yellow-green microcrystaline pharmacosiderite in small arsenopyrite vug

PHARMACOSIDERITE μ
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PHENAKITE   South Baldface Mtn., Chatham, NH
5 mm phenakite crystal on microcline.  A Don Dallaire specimen & photo.

PHENAKITE μ
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PHLOGOPITE   Ellacoya Locale, Gilford, NH
Foreground mica crystal is 0.7 mm

PHLOGOPITE μ *
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PHOSPHOFERRITE    Palermo #1 Mine, N. Groton, NH
2 mm crystal

PHOSPHOFERRITE μ
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PHOSPHOPHYLLITE    Palermo #1 Mine, N. Groton, NH
0.5 mm clear phosphophyllite crystal

PHOSPHOPHYLLITE μ
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PHOSPHOSIDERITE    Palermo #1 Mine, N. Groton, NH
~ 1 mm? pink phosphosiderite crystal. A Bob Wilken specimen & photo.

PHOSPHOSIDERITE μ
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PHOSPHURANYLITE    Rt. 89 Road cut, New London, NH
8 mm field of view on 2 cm specimen

PHOSPHURANYLITE
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PLUMBOGUMMITE    Plume Mine, N. Groton, NH
Irregular 2.0 mm plumbogummite xl mass. A Bob Wilken specimen & photo

PLUMBOGUMMITE μ
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PLUMBOPYROCHLORE    N. Sugarloaf Mtn., Bethlehem, NH
1 mm pale-yellow, octahedral, Plumbopyrochlore crystal, partially obscured.

PLUMBOPYROCHLORE μ *
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POSNJAKITE   Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
0.2 mm posnjakite crystals

POSNJAKITE μ
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POWELLITE pseudomorph after molybdenite  Holts Ledge, Lyme, NH
7 mm Powellite pseudomorph after molybdenite with residual molybdenite core.

POWELLITE
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PREHNITE    Merrimack Industrial Interchange road cut, Merrimack, NH
4 cm specimen. Pale green Prehnite in basalt vug.

PREHNITE
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PSEUDOLAUEITE    Palermo #1 Mine, N. Groton, NH
0.5 mm pseudolaueite crystal

PSEUDOLAUEITE μ
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PSEUDOMALACHITE    Palermo #1 Mine, N. Groton, NH
4 cm. Green Psuedomalachite in quartz

PSEUDOMALACHITE
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PURPURITE   Turner Mine, Marlow, NH
3.1 cm specimen with bands of purpurite in cleavlandite matrix.

PURPURITE
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PYRITE    Pettyboro Road Locale, Lyman, NH
1.8 cm cubic crystal.

PYRITE
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PYROCHLORE Group   Blackberry Crossing, "Water Pocket", Albany, NH
4 mm earthy (weathered) Pyrochlore crystal. Zircon in background

PYROCHLORE Group
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PYROLUSITE    Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
5 mm field of view. 0.2 mm bright metalic rind of Pyrolusite crystals.

PYROLUSITE μ
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PYROMORPHITE   Madison Lead Mine, Madison, NH
1 mm Pyromorphite crystal

PYROMORPHITE
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PYRRHOTITE   Mine Falls Park, Nashua, NH
4.5 mm pair of co-planer, oxidized, pyrrhotite crystals with small pyrie crystal, top right.

PYRRHOTITE μ
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