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Siderite is a relatively common New Hampshire mineral. Siderite may be found in sulfide ore veins, phosphate pegmatites, and miarolitic cavities.
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SIDERITE   Folsom Brook Locale, Ossipee, NH
5.5 x 3.5 cm specimen of oxidized rhombic siderite crystals. White coating is residual kaolinite.

Locality:          Folsom Brook Locale, Ossipee, NH
Specimen Size: 5.5 x 3.5 cm specimen of oxidized rhombic siderite crystals. White coating is residual kaolinite.
Field Collected: Tom Mortimer
Catalog No.: 401
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SIDERITE   Folsom Brook Locale, Ossipee, NH
2.4 cm specimen of rhombic siderite crystals.

Locality:          Folsom Brook Locale, Ossipee, NH
Specimen Size: 2.4 cm specimen of rhombic siderite crystals.
Field Collected: Tom Mortimer
Catalog No.: 667
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SIDERITE   Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
13 cm specimen of siderite with seam of scallop habit siderite crystals to 1.8 cm.

Locality:          Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Specimen Size: 13 cm specimen of siderite with seam of scallop habit siderite crystals to 1.8 cm.
Field Collected: Tom Mortimer
Catalog No.:
Notes: A somewhat ugly specimen that illustrates one of the siderite crystal habitats to be found at the Mascot Mine.
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SIDERITE   Mascot Mine, Gorham, NH
Zoom view of previous specimen: scallop habit siderite crystals to 1.8 cm.

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.

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.

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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SIDERITE   Shelburne Lead Mine, Shelburne, NH
Rhombic siderite crystals to 7 mm on 6 cm specimen

Locality:          Shelburne Lead Mine, Shelburne, NH
Specimen Size: Rhombic siderite crystals to 7 mm on 6 cm specimen
Field Collected: Tom Mortimer
Catalog No.: 1159
Notes: Tan siderite crystals have secondary, white carbonate, over-growth.
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SIDERITE   Stoddard Mine, Westmoreland, NH
8 cm specimen. Siderite crystals in quartz crystal vug.

Locality:          Stoddard Mine, Westmoreland, NH
Specimen Size: 8 cm specimen. Siderite crystals in quartz crystal vug.
Field Collected: Tom Mortimer
Catalog No.: 1359
Notes: Siderite altering to limonite?
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SIDERITE   Stoddard Mine, Westmoreland, NH
Zoom view of siderite crystal in specimen 1359, above. 8 mm siderite crystal

Locality:          Stoddard Mine, Westmoreland, NH
Specimen Size: Zoom view of siderite crystal in specimen 1359, above. 8 mm siderite crystal
Field Collected: Tom Mortimer
Catalog No.: 1359 zoom view
Notes: Siderite altering to limonite?
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