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MESSELITE   Palermo #1 Mine, N. Groton, NH
3 mm field of view. Pale-tan spears of messelite.

Species:           MESSELITE
Locality:          Palermo #1 Mine, N. Groton, NH
Specimen Size: 3 mm field of view. Pale-tan spears of messelite.
Field Collected: A Bob Wilken specimen
Catalog No.:
Notes: Lack of contrast made this a difficult specimen to photograph.
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MESSELITE    Palermo Mine, N. Groton, NH
Clear messelite crystal spear in center is 0.3 mm. With orange scalenohedrons of siderite.
Species:           MESSELITE  
Locality:          Palermo Mine, N. Groton, NH
Specimen Size: Clear messelite crystal spear in center is 0.3 mm. With orange scalenohedrons of siderite.
Field Collected: Walter Lane - From unsorted MMNE Give-away
Catalog No.: TBC
Notes: Image shows messilite crystals in both head-on spear view and stacked fan view.
12 image stack over 0.55 mm with Helicon Focus.
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MESSELITE ?    Palermo Mine, N. Groton, NH
5 mm field of view. Bright white balls of thin rounded blades of messelite? with tiny scalenohedrons of siderite.
Species:           MESSELITE ?  
Locality:          Palermo Mine, N. Groton, NH
Specimen Size: 5 mm field of view. Bright white balls of thin rounded blades of messelite? with tiny scalenohedrons of siderite.
Field Collected: Walter Lane - From unsorted MMNE Give-away
Catalog No.: TBC
Notes:
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MESSELITE    Plume Mine, N. Groton, NH
9 mm field of view.
Species:           MESSELITE  
Locality:          Plume Mine, N. Groton, NH
Specimen Size: 9 mm field of view.
Field Collected: Bob Wilken
Catalog No.: u1053
Notes: EDS BC u1053. Chemistry from analysis gives (normalized for 2 Ca):
Ca2Fe0.56P2O6
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MESSELITE    Palermo Mine, N. Groton, NH
3 mm field of view.
Species:           MESSELITE  
Locality:          Palermo Mine, N. Groton, NH
Specimen Size: 3 mm field of view.
Field Collected: Walter Lane
Catalog No.: u1324
Notes: EDS BC u1324. A calcium phosphate. Fe present but not quantified.
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MESSELITE with green ludlamite   Palermo Mine, N. Groton, NH
8 mm field of view.
Species:           MESSELITE   with green ludlamite
Locality:          Palermo Mine, N. Groton, NH
Specimen Size: 8 mm field of view.
Field Collected: Walter Lane
Catalog No.: u1349
Notes: EDS BC u1349. Chemistry from analysis gives (normalized for 2 Ca):
Ca2(Fe0.87,Mn0.58)P0.6O2.1
EDS counts were very low for this analysis, but results indicated Fe dominant.
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MESSELITE    Palermo Mine, N. Groton, NH
8 mm field of view.
Species:           MESSELITE  
Locality:          Palermo Mine, N. Groton, NH
Specimen Size: 8 mm field of view.
Field Collected: Walter Lane
Catalog No.: u1369
Notes: EDS BC u1369. Chemistry from analysis gives (normalized for 2 Ca):
Ca2(Fe0.4,Mn0.25)P1.94O6.8
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MESSELITE    Palermo Mine, N. Groton, NH
5 mm field of view.
Species:           MESSELITE  
Locality:          Palermo Mine, N. Groton, NH
Specimen Size: 5 mm field of view.
Field Collected: Walter Lane
Catalog No.: u1434
Notes: EDS BC u1434. Chemistry from analysis gives (normalized for 2 Ca):
Ca2(Fe0.78,Na0.19)P2.06O6.4
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MESSELITE    Palermo Mine, N. Groton, NH
1.8 mm crystal group.
Species:           MESSELITE  
Locality:          Palermo Mine, N. Groton, NH
Specimen Size: 1.8 mm crystal group.
Field Collected: Walter Lane
Catalog No.: u1355
Notes: EDS BC u1355. Chemistry from analysis gives (normalized for 2 Ca):
Ca2(Fe0.23,Mg0.07)P0.72O4.2
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MESSELITE    Palermo Mine, N. Groton, NH
1 mm crystal group.
Species:           MESSELITE  
Locality:          Palermo Mine, N. Groton, NH
Specimen Size: 1 mm crystal group.
Field Collected: Walter Lane
Catalog No.: u1550
Notes: EDS BC u1550. Chemistry from analysis gives (normalized for 2 Ca):
Ca2(Fe0.53,Mn0.09)Na0.11P1.83O6.2
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MESSELITE    Palermo Mine, N. Groton, NH
5 mm crystal group.
Species:           MESSELITE  
Locality:          Palermo Mine, N. Groton, NH
Specimen Size: 5 mm crystal group.
Field Collected: Walter Lane
Catalog No.: u1409
Notes: EDS BC u1409. Chemistry from analysis gives (normalized for 2 Ca):
Ca2(Fe0.61,Mn0.09)P2O7.5
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MESSELITE    Palermo Mine, N. Groton, NH
5 mm field of view.
Species:           MESSELITE  
Locality:          Palermo Mine, N. Groton, NH
Specimen Size: 5 mm field of view.
Field Collected: Forrest Fogg
Catalog No.: u1604
Notes: EDS BC u1604. Chemistry from analysis gives (normalized for 2 Ca):
Ca2(Fe0.55,Mn0.16)P2O7