Best of New Hampshire Gallery                     Return to mindatnh front page.               Click on image for larger view, size, and locality.
Best photos on for each species.     Alphabetical listing   From the collections of Tom Mortimer & friends.
Photos may be updated as better choices become available.     In many cases there were several good candidates for best photo, so my choices were somewhat subjective.
Species with a light blue border are from the NH "Rare and Uncommon" gallery and have a high confidence of a correct identification.
Species with a mustard yellow border are from the NH "Rare and Uncommon" gallery and have a fair confidence of a correct identification.
Caption link will take you to page for species and link to more photos in gallery.    Links to "Rare & Uncommon" will require scroll down to desired species.
A μ following the species name indicates this is a micro-mineral specimen with a field of view less than a few millimeters. Most nice crystal examples are micros.
A following the species name is a link to EDS data for this specimen. Confirmation data is provided for less common species.
A * following the species name indicates a reference is provided to analyses of similar specimens from this locality.
A following the species name is a link to another photo of this species or UV of this specimen.
Species - alphabetical page:  [A]  [B]  [C]  [D-E] (this page) [F]  [G] [H] [I-L]  [M]  [N-O]  [P]  [Q-R]  [S]  [T]  [U-Z]
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DANALITE   Government Pit, Albany, NH
1.5 cm danalite crystal group.        A Don Dallaire specimen and photo

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DICKITE    Mine Ledge, Surry, NH
6 mm zone of pale blue dickite

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DIOPSIDE   Wheeler Mtn., Winchester, NH  
1.4 cm terminated diopside crystal.

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DOLOMITE   Westmoreland Crushed Stone Quarry, Westmoreland, NH
3 cm specimen with cream-colored dolomite rhombs

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DRAVITE    Wheeler Mtn., Winchester, NH
3 cm specimen with 2.1 cm stubby, terminated, dravite crystal in feldspar.

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DUFRENITE    Chandler Mill Mine, Newport, NH
1.0 mm mass.       A Bob Wilken specimen & photo.

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ELBAITE    Turner Mine, Marlow, NH
5.5 cm terminated crystal     JL specimen & photo

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EOSPHORITE  Palermo #1 Mine, N. Groton, NH
1.6 mm ball - EDS confirmed

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EPIDOTE  Franconia Iron Mine Prospect 1, Sugar Hill, NH
4 cm specimen. with 3 cm epidote crystal.

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ERNSTITE    Palermo #1 Mine, Core Zone, N. Groton, NH
Yellow-orange ernstite crystals to 0.2 mm on oxide coated childrenite crystals.

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EUCLASE   Chandler Mine (side cut), Raymond, NH
0.5 mm crystal

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EUCRYPTITE   Parker Mtn. Mine, Center Strafford, NH
Light gray eucryptite crystal, end view (4.5 cm across)

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EULYTINE  Holts Ledge Locale, Lyme, NH
2.5 mm field of view

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