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Photos recently added to NH species galleries, set #97.
Carlton Holt is a most notable New England mineral field collector. He brought some of his more remarkable New Hampshire specimens to the 2018 New England Mineral Conference for me to photograph. Although the photo session was brief, with hand-held camera and not as much time as I would have liked for lighting and set-up, I still greatly appreciated the opportunity to record these extraoadinary NH specimens.
This photo session was arranged through the efforts of Ray Meyers.
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QUARTZ var. Amethyst   Rt. 2 road cut, Randolf, NH
8 cm high specimen


Highslide JS
QUARTZ var. Amethyst   Rt. 2 road cut, Randolf, NH
8 cm high specimen


Highslide JS
QUARTZ var. Amethyst   Rt. 2 road cut, Randolf, NH
8 cm high specimen
Species:           QUARTZ var. Amethyst  
Locality:          Rt. 2 road cut, Randolf, NH
Specimen Size: 8 cm high specimen - two slightly different lighting options. Ray Meyers asked that I rotate photo for vertical C axis, so I obliged in third photo.
Field Collected: Carlton Holt
Catalog No.: A Carlton Holt specimen
Notes: This is arguably the best amethyst crystal that has been found in New Hampshire.
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ALMANDINE with Staurolite   Pearl Lake, Lisbon, NH
8 cm specimen
Species:           ALMANDINE with Staurolite  
Locality:          Pearl Lake, Lisbon, NH
Specimen Size: 8 cm specimen
Field Collected: Carlton Holt
Catalog No.: A Carlton Holt specimen
Notes:
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BERYL   South Percy Peak, Stratford, NH
1.4 cm specimen
Species:           BERYL  
Locality:          South Percy Peak, Stratford, NH
Specimen Size: 1.4 cm specimen
Field Collected: Carlton Holt
Catalog No.: A Carlton Holt specimen
Notes:
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EPIDOTE on Quartz crystals   Cambridge, NH
3 cm specimen
Species:           EPIDOTE on Quartz crystals  
Locality:          Cambridge, NH
Specimen Size: 3 cm specimen
Field Collected: Carlton Holt
Catalog No.: A Carlton Holt specimen
Notes:
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FLUORITE   Middle Mtn., N. Conway, NH
2.4 cm specimen
Species:           FLUORITE  
Locality:          Middle Mtn., N. Conway, NH
Specimen Size: 2.4 cm specimen
Field Collected: Carlton Holt
Catalog No.: A Carlton Holt specimen
Notes:
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GALENA   Madison Lead Mine, Madison, NH
1 cm specimen
Species:           GALENA  
Locality:          Madison Lead Mine, Madison, NH
Specimen Size: 1 cm specimen
Field Collected: Carlton Holt
Catalog No.: A Carlton Holt specimen
Notes: [tm] Unsure if this is a cleavage section or partial pocket crystal.
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TOPAZ   South Percy Peak, Stratford, NH
Topaz close up


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TOPAZ   South Percy Peak, Stratford, NH
Topaz close up


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TOPAZ   South Percy Peak, Stratford, NH
Topaz close up
Species:           TOPAZ - on Smoky Quartz crystal  
Locality:          South Percy Peak, Stratford, NH
Specimen Size: 2.4 cm specimen with 8 mm topaz crystals
Field Collected: Carlton Holt
Catalog No.: A Carlton Holt specimen
Notes:
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TOPAZ - on Kaolinite   Government Pit, Albany, NH
2.5 cm x 1.9 cm topaz crystal on matrix
Species:           TOPAZ - on Kaolinite  
Locality:          Government Pit, Albany, NH   
Specimen Size: 2.5 cm x 1.9 cm topaz crystal on matrix
Field Collected: Carlton Holt
Catalog No.: A Carlton Holt specimen
Notes:
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TOPAZ   Rainbow Pocket, Stratford, NH
2.5 cm specimen
Species:           TOPAZ - etched crystal  
Locality:          Rainbow Pocket, Stratford, NH   
Specimen Size: Approx. 2.5 cm specimen
Field Collected: Peter Samuelsonite
Catalog No.: A Carlton Holt specimen
Notes:
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TOPAZ on Smoky Quartz crystal   South Percy Peak, Stratford, NH
Close-up of 2.5 cm specimen


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TOPAZ on Smoky Quartz crystal   South Percy Peak, Stratford, NH
2.5 cm specimen
Species:           TOPAZ on Smoky Quartz crystal  
Locality:          South Percy Peak, Stratford, NH
Specimen Size: Approx. 2.5 cm specimen
Field Collected: Carlton Holt
Catalog No.: A Carlton Holt specimen
Notes:
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TOPAZ   Green Ledges, West Milan, NH
1.5 cm specimen
Species:           TOPAZ  
Locality:          Green Ledges, West Milan, NH
Specimen Size: Approx. 1.5 cm specimen
Field Collected: Carlton Holt
Catalog No.: A Carlton Holt specimen
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