Minerals of the Chickering Mine Walpole, NH        SPODUMENE    LiAlSi2O6         Back to Chickering front page.
Specimen owner ID's (capitals): TM = Tom Mortimer, BW = Bob Wilken, BJ = Bob Janules, PC = Peter Cristofono, AW = Anna Wilken
Photographer ID's (lower case).
Identification: Visual.
Discussion: Spodumene at the Chickering Mine is frequently quite altered as shown in the first photo.
Highslide JS
SPODUMENE - mostly altered to pinite mica   2.8 cm altered spodumene crystal section      TM      Photo: SPO_1   [tm]
Highslide JS
SPODUMENE   Field of view about 1.5 mm      PC      Photo: SPO_2   [pc]