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This page is an alphabetical photo gallery of minerals from the Mascot Mine, Gorham, New Hampshire.   (A locality specific photo set from mindatnh.org)
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ACANTHITE   Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
0.7 mm acanthite spear

Species:           ACANTHITE
Locality:          Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Specimen Size: 0.7 mm acanthite spear
Field Collected: Bob Janules
Catalog No.: A Bob Janules collection specimen. TJM photo
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ACANTHITE   Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
1.0 mm field of view

Species:           ACANTHITE
Locality:          Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Specimen Size: 1.0 mm field of view
Field Collected: Bob Janules
Catalog No.: A Bob Janules collection specimen. TJM photo
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ARAGONITE   Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
2 mm field of view


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ARAGONITE   Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
5.7 mm field of view

Species:           ARAGONITE
Locality:          Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Specimen Size: 2 mm field of view, top photo
Field Collected: TBD
Catalog No.:
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AURICHALCITE    Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
2.5 mm field of view.


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AURICHALCITE    Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
0.8 mm zoom of view.
Species:           AURICHALCITE  
Locality:          Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Specimen Size: 2.5 mm field of view.
Field Collected: Art Smith. ex. Gene Bearss
Catalog No.: u1832
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AURICHALCITE    Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
1.7 mm vug in limonite filled with acicular aurichalcite crystals


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AURICHALCITE    Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Zoom view, 1mm
Species:           AURICHALCITE  
Locality:         Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Specimen Size: 1.7 mm vug in limonite filled with acicular aurichalcite crystals
Field Collected: Bob Janules
Catalog No.: A Bob Janules specimen
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AURICHALCITE    Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
1.8 mm field of view
Species:           AURICHALCITE  
Locality:          Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Specimen Size: 1.8 mm field of view
Field Collected: Bob Janules
Catalog No.: A Bob Janules specimen
Notes: A stack of 16 images processed with Helicon Focus.
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BROCHANTITE  Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
1.4 mm field of view


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BROCHANTITE  Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
0.7 mm field of view
Species:           BROCHANTITE
Locality:          Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Specimen Size: 1.4 mm field of view with 0.7 mm close-up
Field Collected: Bob Wilken
Catalog No.: A Bob Wilken specimen & photo
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BROCHANTITE  Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
0.3 mm field of view. Small !
Species:           BROCHANTITE
Locality:          Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Specimen Size: 0.3 mm field of view. Small !
Field Collected: Bob Janulus
Catalog No.: A Bob Janulus specimen
Notes: Identification by Bob Janulus. There were only a few spots on this specimen where distinct crystals had a contrasting background.
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BROCHANTITE  Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Center crystal is 0.2 mm long
Species:           BROCHANTITE on quartz crystal prism face.
Locality:          Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Specimen Size: Center crystal is 0.2 mm long.
Field Collected: Bob Janulus
Catalog No.: A Bob Janulus specimen
Notes: Identification by Bob Janulus.
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CHALCOPYRITE    Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
2.5 mm chalcopyrite crystal in vug with rhombic siderite
Species:           CHALCOPYRITE  
Locality:         Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Specimen Size: 2.5 mm chalcopyrite crystal in vug with rhombic siderite
Field Collected: Tom Mortimer
Catalog No.:
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CHALCOPYRITE    Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
1.3 mm chalcopyrite crystal in vug with rhombic siderite
Species:           CHALCOPYRITE  
Locality:         Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Specimen Size: 1.3 mm chalcopyrite crystal in vug with rhombic siderite
Field Collected: Tom Mortimer
Catalog No.: u1861
Notes: This crystal is quite fresh and untarnished.
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CHALCOPYRITE   Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
3.5 mm chalcopyrite crystal with quartz crystals

Species:           CHALCOPYRITE
Locality:          Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Specimen Size: 3.5 mm chalcopyrite crystal with quartz crystals
Field Collected: Cliff Trebilcock
Catalog No.: A Cliff Trebilcock specimen
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CHALCOPYRITE   Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
3.5 mm chalcopyrite crystal with tufts of malachite

Species:           CHALCOPYRITE
Locality:          Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Specimen Size: 3.5 mm chalcopyrite crystal with tufts of malachite
Field Collected: Don Swenson - 1998
Catalog No.: A Don Swenson specimen
Notes: From a stack of 68 images, but not particularly satisfying.
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CHAMOSITE   Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
5 mm cluster of 0.5 mm olive green balls on Sphalerite crystal

Species:           CHAMOSITE
Locality:          Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Specimen Size: 5 mm cluster of 0.5 mm olive green balls on Sphalerite crystal
Field Collected: Bob Janules
Catalog No.: TM # u449
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COVELLITE  Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
2.5 mm field of view

Species:           COVELLITE
Locality:         Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Specimen Size: 2.5 mm field of view
Field Collected: Bob Wilken
Catalog No.: A Bob Wilken specimen & photo
Notes: Covellite has not previously been reported from the Mascot Mine
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CUPRITE    Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
0.06 mm octahedral Cuprite crystal
Species:           CUPRITE  
Locality:         Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Specimen Size: 0.06 mm octahedral Cuprite crystal
Field Collected: Bob Janules
Catalog No.: TM # u496
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CUPRITE    Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
0.25 mm cuprite crystal
Species:           CUPRITE  
Locality:         Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Specimen Size: 0.25 mm cuprite crystal
Field Collected: Bob Wilken
Catalog No.: A Bob Janules specimen
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CUPRITE    Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Octahedral cuprite crystals, largest 0.2 mm
Species:           CUPRITE  
Locality:         Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Specimen Size: Octahedral cuprite crystals, largest 0.2 mm
Field Collected: Bob Wilken
Catalog No.: A Bob Janules specimen
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CUPRITE    Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Octahedral cuprite crystal, ~ 0.3 mm ?
Species:           CUPRITE  
Locality:         Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Specimen Size: Octahedral cuprite crystal, ~ 0.3 mm ?
Field Collected: Bob Wilken
Catalog No.: A Bob Wilken specimen
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CUPRITE    Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Cuprite crystals to about 0.2 mm


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CUPRITE    Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Cuprite crystals to about 0.2 mm
Species:           CUPRITE
Locality:          Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Specimen Size: Cuprite crystals to about 0.2 mm
Field Collected: Bob Wilken
Catalog No.: A Bob Wilken specimen and photo
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CUPRITE    Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
2 mm field of view. Cuprite crystals to about 0.2 mm
Species:           CUPRITE
Locality:          Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Specimen Size: 2 mm field of view. Cuprite crystals to about 0.2 mm
Field Collected: Bob Wilken
Catalog No.: A Bob Wilken specimen and photo
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GALENA    Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
2.4 cm crude galena crystal
Species:           GALENA  
Locality:          Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Specimen Size: 2.4 cm crude galena crystal
Field Collected: Don Swenson
Catalog No.: A Don Swenson specimen
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HYDROZINCITE   Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
10 mm field of view


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HYDROZINCITE   Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
5 mm field of view

Species:           HYDROZINCITE
Locality:          Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Specimen Size: 10 mm field of view, first photo
Field Collected: Cliff Trebilcock
Catalog No.: A Cliff Trebilcock specimen
Notes: White hydrozincite coating a prismatic mineral. My first guess for this substrate mineral was hemimorphite. Cerussite seemed possible also. Cliff emailed me after my posting that Al Falster of the Maine Mineral Museum lab had determined the underlying mineral to be calcite or aragonite. The hydrozincite is fluorescent bright white.
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LINARITE   Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
0.5 mm linarite crystal cluster

Species:           LINARITE  
Locality:          Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Specimen Size: 0.5 mm linarite crystal cluster
Field Collected: Bob Janules
Catalog No.: U340
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LINARITE   Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
3 mm field of view. Linarite crystals are dark blue.

Species:           LINARITE  with lighter blue schulenbergite
Locality:          Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Specimen Size: 3 mm field of view. Linarite crystals are dark blue.
Field Collected: Bob Janules
Catalog No.: U340
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LINARITE   Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
2 mm field of view. Linarite crystals with chalcopyrite

Species:           LINARITE  
Locality:          Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Specimen Size: 2 mm field of view. Linarite crystals with chalcopyrite
Field Collected: Bob Janules
Catalog No.: 1732 (The NH species display specimen, zoom view)
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LINARITE   Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
1.8 mm field of view

Species:           LINARITE
Locality:          Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Specimen Size: 1.8 mm field of view
Field Collected: Bob Janules
Catalog No.: u495
Notes: This linarite cluster is on my NH species display anglesite specimen.
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LINARITE   Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
1.2 mm field of view

Species:           LINARITE
Locality:          Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Specimen Size: 1.2 mm field of view
Field Collected: Bob Janules
Catalog No.: u495
Notes: This linarite cluster is on my NH species display anglesite specimen.
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MALACHITE    Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
6 mm field of view. Botryoidal malachite
Species:           MALACHITE  
Locality:          Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Specimen Size: 6 mm field of view. Botryoidal malachite
Field Collected: Art Smith. ex. Gene Bearss
Catalog No.: u1829
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MALACHITE   Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
2 mm field of view. Malachite balls on corroding chalcopyrite crystal surface.

Species:           MALACHITE
Locality:          Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Specimen Size: 2 mm field of view. Malachite balls on corroding chalcopyrite crystal surface.
Field Collected: Don Swenson - 1998
Catalog No.: A Don Swenson specimen
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METAZEUNERITE   Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
0.8 mm field of view. Tiny pale blue-green plates of metazeunerite

Species:           METAZEUNERITE
Locality:          Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Specimen Size: 0.8 mm field of view. Tiny pale blue-green plates of metazeunerite
Field Collected: Bob Wilken
Catalog No.: TM # u1036
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POSNJAKITE   Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
0.2 mm posnjakite crystals


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POSNJAKITE   Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
zoom view - 0.2 mm posnjakite crystals

Species:           POSNJAKITE
Locality:          Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Specimen Size: 0.2 mm posnjakite crystals
Field Collected: Bob Janules
Catalog No.: A Bob Janules specimen
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POSNJAKITE    Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
1.0 mm field of view.
Species:           POSNJAKITE  
Locality:          Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Specimen Size: 1.0 mm field of view.
Field Collected: Bob Wilken
Catalog No.: A Bob Wilken specimen and photo
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POSNJAKITE    Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
1.2 mm field of view. Color zoned posnjakite crystals
Species:           POSNJAKITE  
Locality:          Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Specimen Size: 1.2 mm field of view. Color zoned posnjakite crystals
Field Collected: Bob Janules
Catalog No.: A Bob Janules specimen
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POSNJAKITE    Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
0.8 mm field of view. Color zoned posnjakite crystals
Species:           POSNJAKITE  
Locality:          Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Specimen Size: 0.8 mm field of view. Color zoned posnjakite crystals
Field Collected: Bob Janules
Catalog No.: A Bob Janules specimen
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POSNJAKITE on white smithsonite   Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
1.5 mm field of view.


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POSNJAKITE    Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
0.7 mm field of view.
Species:           POSNJAKITE on white smithsonite  
Locality:          Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Specimen Size: 1.5 mm field of view with 0.7 mm zoom view
Field Collected: Bob Janules
Catalog No.: A Bob Janules specimen
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PYROLUSITE    Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
2.8 cm specimen


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PYROLUSITE    Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
5 mm field of view. 0.2 mm bright metalic rind of Pyrolusite crystals.
Species:           PYROLUSITE  
Locality:          Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Specimen Size: 2.8 cm specimen and zoom view
Field Collected: Tom Mortimer
Catalog No.: 1090
Notes: EDS verified.
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RAMSBECKITE   Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
0.4 mm crystal

Species:           RAMSBECKITE
Locality:          Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Specimen Size: 0.4 mm crystal
Field Collected: Bob Janules
Catalog No.: A Bob Janules specimen
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RAMSBECKITE   Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
0.4 mm crystal


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RAMSBECKITE   Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
0.4 mm crystal

Species:           RAMSBECKITE
Locality:          Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Specimen Size: 0.4 mm crystal
Field Collected: Bob Janules
Catalog No.: A Bob Janules specimen
Notes: Two photos of same subject crystal.
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RAMSBECKITE   Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
0.2 mm crystal

Species:           RAMSBECKITE
Locality:          Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Specimen Size: 0.2 mm crystal
Field Collected: Bob Janules
Catalog No.: A Bob Janules specimen
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ROSASITE   Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
0.1 mm turquiose-colored rosasite balls with blue linarite

Species:           ROSASITE
Locality:          Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Specimen Size: 0.1 mm turquiose-colored rosasite balls with blue linarite
Field Collected: Bob Janules
Catalog No.: u450
Notes: EDS analysis was consistent with a rosasite identification. However, there are several copper zinc minerals with nearly the same chemistry.
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SCHULENBERGITE   Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
0.5 mm rosette of platy sky blue Schulenbergite crystals

Species:           SCHULENBERGITE
Locality:          Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Specimen Size: 0.5 mm rosette of platy sky blue Schulenbergite crystals
Field Collected: Bob Janules
Catalog No.: u497
Notes: EDS analysis supported a schulenbergite identification.
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SERPIERITE   Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
2 mm cluster of sky-blue Serpierite needles

Species:           SERPIERITE
Locality:          Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Specimen Size: 2 mm cluster of sky-blue Serpierite needles
Field Collected: Bob Janules
Catalog No.: u544
Notes: EDS analysis supported a serpierite identification.
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SERPIERITE   Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
0.25 mm spray

Species:           SERPIERITE
Locality:          Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Specimen Size: 0.25 mm spray
Field Collected: Bob Janules
Catalog No.: A Bob Janules specimen
Notes: For distinct serpierite crystals, these are quite nice, but very tiny.
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SIDERITE   Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Zoom view of previous specimen: scallop habit siderite crystals to 1.8 cm.

Species:           SIDERITE
Locality:          Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Specimen Size: Zoom view of previous specimen: scallop habit siderite crystals to 1.8 cm.
Field Collected: Tom Mortimer
Catalog No.:
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SIDERITE   Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
7 cm specimen. Vug in quartz filled with rhombic siderite and quartz crystals.

Species:           SIDERITE
Locality:          Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Specimen Size: 7 cm specimen. Vug in quartz filled with rhombic siderite and quartz crystals.
Field Collected: Tom Mortimer
Catalog No.: 1097
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SIDERITE   Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Zoom view of vug in specimen 1097: rhombic siderite crystals to 3 mm.

Species:           SIDERITE
Locality:          Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Specimen Size: Zoom view of vug in specimen 1097: rhombic siderite crystals to 3 mm.
Field Collected: Tom Mortimer
Catalog No.: 1097
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SILVER   Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
5 mm field of view. Silver wire, pale yellow siderite background

Species:           SILVER
Locality:          Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Specimen Size: 5 mm field of view. Silver wire, pale yellow siderite background
Field Collected: Bob Wilken
Catalog No.: 1190
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SILVER - wire   Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
2 mm field of view - estimate

Species:           SILVER - wire with quartz crystal
Locality:          Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Specimen Size: 2 mm field of view - estimate
Field Collected: Bob Wilken - Oct., 2019
Catalog No.: A Matt Butler specimen and photo
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SILVER - wire with Acanthite coating   Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
2.5 mm field of view

Species:           SILVER - wire with Acanthite coating
Locality:          Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Specimen Size: 2.5 mm field of view
Field Collected: Cliff Trebilcock
Catalog No.: A Cliff Trebilcock specimen
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Wire SILVER    Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Wire silver. 1.7 mm field of view.

Species:           SILVER
Locality:          Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Specimen Size: Wire silver. 1.7 mm field of view.
Field Collected: Bob Wilken. A Bob Wilken specimen.
Catalog No.:
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SMITHSONITE   Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
0.1 mm lustrous, cream-colored, balls on bed of iron and manganese oxides.

Species:           SMITHSONITE
Locality:          Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Specimen Size: 0.1 mm lustrous, cream-colored, balls on bed of iron and manganese oxides.
Field Collected: Tom Mortimer
Catalog No.: u353
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SPHALERITE    Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
4 cm specimen with sphalerite crystals to 7 mm.
Species:           SPHALERITE  
Locality:         Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Specimen Size: 4 cm specimen with sphalerite crystals to 7 mm.
Field Collected: John Anderson
Catalog No.: 2096
Notes: This crystal group had a heavy limonite coating. At first glance I thought they were the common siderites from Mascot, but the crystal shape was wrong. A good cleaning revealed these nice sphalerite crystals. Unfortunately a few are dinged. These are the largest euhedral sphalerite crystals I have seen from the Mascot Mine.