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MUSCOVITE    Keyes Mine #1, Orange, NH
9 cm specimen with 1.8 cm muscovite crystal in large albite vug.

Species:           MUSCOVITE
Locality:          Keyes Mine #1, Orange, NH
Specimen Size: 9 cm specimen with 1.8 cm muscovite crystal in large albite vug.
Field Collected: Tom Mortimer
Catalog No.: 2077
Notes: Several small blue-green apatite crystals are also visible.
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MUSCOVITE pseudomorph after Andalusite    Road to Iron Mine, Charlestown, NH
3.5 cm specimen.

Species:           MUSCOVITE pseudomorph after Andalusite
Locality:          Road to Iron Mine, Charlestown, NH
Specimen Size: 3.5 cm specimen.
Field Collected: Tom Mortimer
Catalog No.: 1516
Notes: This specimen had been labeled in my collection as "andalusite" for many years due its Philip Morrill locality origin. Charles Jackson, 1844, "Geology and Mineralogy of the State of New Hampshire" page 155, states: the Charlestown, NH staurolite "passes by imperceptable degrees into a hydrous species of andalusite, which often invests the crystals with a pearly crust." This is the appearance of my specimen #1516.
An EDS analysis indicated the chemical content of this crystal is muscovite, KAl2[(OH)2|AlSi3O10].
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MUSCOVITE    Tripp Mine, Alstead, NH
13 cm specimen of color-zoned muscovite cleavage.

Species:           MUSCOVITE
Locality:          Tripp Mine, Alstead, NH
Specimen Size: 13 cm specimen of color-zoned muscovite cleavage.
Field Collected: Wayne Corwin
Catalog No.:
Notes: A gift from Wayne Corwin at the June 2011 Gilsum Rock Swap.
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MUSCOVITE   Gilsum-Alstead pegmatite district, NH
A 6 inch specimen. Hexagonal muscovite crystals between a pair of feldspar crystals.

Species:           MUSCOVITE
Locality:         Gilsum-Alstead pegmatite district, NH
Specimen Size: A 6 inch specimen. Hexagonal muscovite crystals between a pair of feldspar crystals.
Field Collected: Francis Maloney
Catalog No.:
Notes: A Gilsum Historical Society Specimen.
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MUSCOVITE var. Fuchsite   Dunbar Graphite Mine, Bristol, NH
10 mm fov

Species:           MUSCOVITE var. Fuchsite
Locality:         Dunbar Graphite Mine, Bristol, NH
Specimen Size: 10 mm fov
Field Collected: Bob Wilken (2011)
Catalog No.: u1241
Notes: A visual ID. Black plates are tiny graphite crystals.
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MUSCOVITE    Palermo Mine, N. Groton, NH
14 x 7 cm "book" of iron-stained muscovite mica

Species:           MUSCOVITE   KAl2AlSi3O10(OH)2
Locality:          Palermo Mine, N. Groton, NH
Specimen Size: 14 x 7 cm "book" of iron-stained muscovite mica
Field Collected: From crate of Palermo Mine rocks given by Bob Whitmore.
Catalog No.:
Notes:
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MUSCOVITE   Keyes Mine, Orange, NH
6 mm field of view. Muscovite crystals with iron-stained rims.

Species:           MUSCOVITE
Locality:          Keyes Mine, Orange, NH
Specimen Size: 6 mm field of view. Muscovite crystals with iron-stained rims.
Field Collected: Dana Jewell
Catalog No.: u1361
Notes:
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MUSCOVITE    Parker Mtn. Mine, Center Strafford, NH
6 mm field of view. Iron stained muscovite crystals.

Species:           MUSCOVITE    KAl2AlSi3O10(OH)2
Locality:          Parker Mtn. Mine, Center Strafford, NH
Specimen Size: 6 mm field of view. Iron stained muscovite crystals.
Field Collected: Tom Mortimer
Catalog No.: NC
Notes: The Parker Mtn. pegmatite was mined for muscovite mica. The saleable mica was obtained in large sheets of the mineral embeded in the pegmatite body. Small crystals of mica found in albite vugs make attractive micro specimens.
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MUSCOVITE    Parker Mtn. Mine, Center Strafford, NH
Natural muscovite crystal 5.5 cm along base

Species:           MUSCOVITE   
Locality:          Parker Mtn. Mine, Center Strafford, NH
Specimen Size: Natural muscovite crystal 5.5 cm along base
Field Collected: Uncertain - acquired through trade
Catalog No.: A Dana Morong collection specimen
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MUSCOVITE (var. sericite) pseudomorph after SCHORL (terminated crystal)    Allen Mine pegmatite group, Alstead, NH
7 cm x 5 cm sericite pseudomorph after schorl

Species:           MUSCOVITE (var. sericite) pseudomorph after SCHORL
Locality:          Allen Mine pegmatite group, Alstead, NH
Specimen Size: 7 cm x 5 cm sericite pseudomorph after schorl (terminated crystal).
Field Collected: Tom Mortimer
Catalog No.: 1941
Notes: Sericite pseudomorphs after schorl are not uncommon, but such specimens are not routinely found in collections.
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