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PALERMOITE   Palermo Mine, N. Groton, NH
3 mm clear, prismatic, palermoite crystal with goyazite and apatite.

Species:           PALERMOITE
Locality:          Palermo Mine, N. Groton, NH
Specimen Size: 3 mm clear, prismatic, palermoite crystal with goyazite and apatite.
Field Collected: From crate of Palermo Mine rocks given by Bob Whitmore
Catalog No.: u1000
Notes: Confirmed by EDS analysis . Note prominent strontium (Sr) peak between Al and P peaks.
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PALERMOITE   Palermo Mine, N. Groton, NH
Another 3 mm clear, prismatic, palermoite crystal on specimen u1000.

Species:           PALERMOITE
Locality:          Palermo Mine, N. Groton, NH
Specimen Size: Another 3 mm clear, prismatic, palermoite crystal on specimen u1000.
Field Collected: From crate of Palermo Mine rocks given by Bob Whitmore
Catalog No.: u1000
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PALERMOITE   Palermo Mine, N. Groton, NH
Largest crystal, (iron stained), is 2 mm.

Species:           PALERMOITE
Locality:          Palermo Mine, N. Groton, NH
Specimen Size: Largest crystal, (iron stained), is 2 mm.
Field Collected: Tom Mortimer
Catalog No.:
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PALERMOITE   Palermo #1 Mine, N. Groton, NH
2.5 mm palermoite crystal


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PALERMOITE   Palermo #1 Mine, N. Groton, NH
2.5 mm palermoite crystal - termination view

Species:           PALERMOITE
Locality:         Palermo #1 Mine, N. Groton, NH
Specimen Size: 2.5 mm palermoite crystal - two views
Field Collected: From crate of Palermo rocks given by Bob Whitmore
Catalog No.: u1248
Notes: Associations include jackstraw strunzite and rockbridgeite over-growth on termination.
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PALERMOITE   Palermo #1 Mine, N. Groton, NH
2 mm fov

Species:           PALERMOITE
Locality:         Palermo #1 Mine, N. Groton, NH
Specimen Size: 2 mm fov
Field Collected: Walter Lane - from material purchased by the Micromounters of New England
Catalog No.: u1250
Notes: Shows orthorhombic termination nicely.
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PALERMOITE   Palermo #1 Mine, N. Groton, NH
Group of 2 mm prismatic palermoite crystals

Species:           PALERMOITE
Locality:         Palermo #1 Mine, N. Groton, NH
Specimen Size: Group of 2 mm prismatic palermoite crystals
Field Collected: ex Mike Swanson collection
Catalog No.: u927
Notes: Lateral crystal in lower left is also palermoite.
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PALERMOITE    Palermo #1 Mine, N. Groton, NH
4 mm palermoite crystal on quartz


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PALERMOITE    Palermo #1 Mine, N. Groton, NH
4 mm palermoite crystal on quartz - termination close-up
Species:           PALERMOITE  
Locality:          Palermo #1 Mine, N. Groton, NH
Specimen Size: 4 mm Palermoite crystal on quartz, two views
Field Collected: Bob Whitmore - 1974
Catalog No.: A Bob Whitmore specimen
Notes: Bob Whitmore had this specimen labeled as samuelsonite. An EDS analysis (2013) showed a large strontium content (@ ~ 1.8 KeV) indicating the species is palermoite, not samuelsonite. Samuelsonite and palermoite are frequently confused.
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PALERMOITE    Palermo #1 Mine, N. Groton, NH
Vertical crystal with stippled termination is 1.7 mm
Species:           PALERMOITE  
Locality:          Palermo #1 Mine, N. Groton, NH
Specimen Size: Vertical crystal with stippled termination is 1.7 mm
Field Collected: Walter Lane material
Catalog No.: A Bob Janules specimen
Notes: Palermoite confirmed by EDS analysis