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Photos recently added to NH species galleries, set #180.
Fred Devito (1937 2004, MM Hall of Fame 1995) specimens from the Doug Rambo collection. Doug acquired these from mineral dealers Wayne and Dona Leicht about 2001. Loaned to photograph 2023.
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Doug Rambo Fletcher micros  Fletcher Mine, Groton, NH
31 3/4 inch boxed micros
Species:           Doug Rambo Fletcher micros
Locality:         Fletcher Mine, Groton, NH
Specimen Size: 31 3/4 inch boxed micros.
Field Collected: ex Fred Devito collection
Catalog No.: Doug Rambo specimens
Notes:
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BERMANITE  Fletcher Mine, Groton, NH
14 mm field of view


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BERMANITE  Fletcher Mine, Groton, NH
0.6 mm field of view
Species:           BERMANITE
Locality:         Fletcher Mine, Groton, NH
Specimen Size: 14 mm field of view with close up 0.6 mm field of view
Field Collected: ex Fred Devito collection
Catalog No.: A Doug Rambo specimen
Notes: Mat of bermanite crystals on rockbridgeite/frondelite with blue phosphosiderite. Close up view from stack of 50 images with 6 second diffused light exposurers. Lustrous crystals still have photo flairs.
The Fletcher bermanite is one of its most desireable species.
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BERMANITE  Fletcher Mine, Groton, NH
0.2 mm field of view
Species:           BERMANITE
Locality:         Fletcher Mine, Groton, NH
Specimen Size: 0.2 mm field of view
Field Collected: ex Fred Devito collection
Catalog No.: A Doug Rambo specimen (# 1311 on box bottom)
Notes:
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BERMANITE  Fletcher Mine, Groton, NH
0.2 mm field of view
Species:           BERMANITE
Locality:         Fletcher Mine, Groton, NH
Specimen Size: 0.2 mm field of view
Field Collected: ex Fred Devito collection
Catalog No.: A Doug Rambo specimen (# 1311 on box bottom)
Notes:
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HUREAULITE  Fletcher Mine, Groton, NH
1.7 mm field of view
Species:           HUREAULITE
Locality:         Fletcher Mine, Groton, NH
Specimen Size: 1.7 mm field of view
Field Collected: ex Fred Devito collection
Catalog No.: A Doug Rambo specimen
Notes:
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PHOSPHOSIDERITE with Laueite  Fletcher Mine, Groton, NH
3.5 mm field of view
Species:           PHOSPHOSIDERITE with Laueite
Locality:         Fletcher Mine, Groton, NH
Specimen Size: 3.5 mm field of view
Field Collected: ex Fred Devito collection
Catalog No.: A Doug Rambo specimen (# 1239 on box bottom)
Notes:
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PHOSPHOSIDERITE  Fletcher Mine, Groton, NH
1.8 mm field of view
Species:           PHOSPHOSIDERITE
Locality:         Fletcher Mine, Groton, NH
Specimen Size: 1.8 mm field of view
Field Collected: ex Fred Devito collection
Catalog No.: A Doug Rambo specimen (# 1239 on box bottom)
Notes:
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STEWARTITE  Fletcher Mine, Groton, NH
0.9 mm field of view
Species:           STEWARTITE
Locality:         Fletcher Mine, Groton, NH
Specimen Size: 0.9 mm field of view
Field Collected: ex Fred Devito collection
Catalog No.: A Doug Rambo specimen (# 1282 on box bottom)
Notes:
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LAUEITE  Fletcher Mine, Groton, NH
1.5 mm field of view
Species:           LAUEITE
Locality:         Fletcher Mine, Groton, NH
Specimen Size: 1.5 mm field of view
Field Collected: ex Fred Devito collection
Catalog No.: A Doug Rambo specimen (# 1303 on box bottom)
Notes: The laueite crystals in this Fletcher lot tended to be short prisms. Many specimens with laueite also had stewartite.
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TAVORITE  Fletcher Mine, Groton, NH
2 cm view
Species:           TAVORITE
Locality:         Fletcher Mine, Groton, NH
Specimen Size:2 cm view
Field Collected: ex Fred Devito collection
Catalog No.: A Doug Rambo specimen (# 2428 on box bottom)
Notes: Green tavorite embedded in rockbridgeite. Not a lot to see here.