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

URALOLITE μ  *
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URANINITE   Parker Mtn. Mine, Strafford, NH
2.3 cm uraninite crystal group. A Fred Davis specimen & photo.

URANINITE
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URANOPHANE   Ruggles Mine, Grafton, NH
4 mm field of view

URANOPHANE μ
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URANOSILITE    Madison Lead Mine, Madison, NH
0.1 mm glassy, pale-yellow, uranosilite crystal

URANOSILITE μ
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USHKOVITE    Charles Davis Mine, N. Groton, NH
1 mm field of view. Yellow Ushkovite crystals on Scorzalite.

USHKOVITE μ
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UVITE    Tower Hill Rhodonite Locale, Hinsdale, NH
3 cm uvite crystal

UVITE See discussion  
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VANDENDRIESSCHEITE    Ruggles Mine, Grafton, NH
6 mm field of view. Cluster of subhedral, orange-yellow, Vandendriesscheite crystals

VANDENDRIESSCHEITE
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VANMEERSSCHEITE    Palermo #1 Mine, N. Groton, NH
0.4 mm field of view

VANMEERSSCHEITE μ
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VESUVIANITE   Joppa Hill, Amherst, NH
9 mm vesuvianite crystal in quartz.

VESUVIANITE
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VIGEZZITE-FERSMITE    Government Pit, Albany, NH
0.5 mm yellow vigezzite-fersmite blade group, deep in Albite vug

VIGEZZITE-FERSMITE μ
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VIVIANITE   Palermo Mine, N. Groton, NH
0.4 mm vivianite crystal group on messelite

VIVIANITE μ
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WARDITE    Palermo Mine, N. Groton, NH
Cluster of wardite crystals. Largest crystal is 1.7 mm

WARDITE μ
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WHITEITE   Palermo #2 Mine, N. Groton, NH
1.3 mm field of view

WHITEITE μ *
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WHITLOCKITE    Palermo Mine, N. Groton, NH
0.7 mm clear-milky whitlockite crystal on siderite crystal

WHITLOCKITE μ
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WHITMOREITE   Palermo #1 Mine, N. Groton, NH
1 mm cluster of Whitmoreite crystals

WHITMOREITE μ
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WODGINITE   Chandler Mine, Raymond, NH
2 mm black, partial, wodginite crystal.

WODGINITE μ
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WOLFEITE    Palermo #1 Mine, N. Groton, NH
2.7 cm specimen width. Wolfeite, dark red, in Triphylite

WOLFEITE
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WULFENITE    Mineral Hill, Wakefield, NH
1 mm yellow, tabular, Wulfenite crystal on quartz

WULFENITE μ
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XANTHOXENITE    Palermo #1 Mine, N. Groton, NH
0.1 mm xanthoxenite crystals on rockbridgeite

XANTHOXENITE μ
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XENOTIME    Smoky quartz site, N. Sugarloaf Mtn., Bethlehem, NH
0.6 mm pale orange bipyramidal Xenotime crystal

XENOTIME μ *
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ZANAZZIITE   Palermo #1 Mine, N. Groton, NH
4.5 mm field of view

ZANAZZIITE μ *
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ZINNWALDITE group    Water Pocket, Blackberry Crossing, Albany, NH
1.1 cm hexagonal, zoned, Zinnwaldite crystal

ZINNWALDITE group
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ZIRCON   Aggregate Industries Quarry, Raymond, NH
0.8 mm zircon crystal

ZIRCON μ
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ZOISITE   Crushed Stone Quarry, Westmoreland, NH
6 mm parallel crystal group

ZOISITE
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