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Middle Moat Mountain locality (Moat Mountain), Hale's Location, Carroll Co., New Hampshire, USA
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Latitude: 44°1'50"N
Longitude: 71°10'55"W
 
 
Granite pegmatite (miarolitic cavities) associated with the Conway granite.
Located in Hale's Location, near the Albany town line.

(Note: This locality is often erroneously cited as being variously in Albany, Conway, or North Conway. It is also the site that is usually meant when simply "Moat Mountain" is stated.)

Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
Albite
var: Cleavelandite
Allanite-(Ce)
Anatase
Annite
'Apatite'
'Bastnäsite'
Bavenite
Bertrandite
Calcite
Cassiterite
Chamosite
Danalite
Epidote
Ferro-gedrite
Fluorite
Helvine
Hematite
Kaolinite
Magnetite
Microcline
var: Amazonite
Milarite
Molybdenite
Muscovite
Opal
var: Opal-AN

Orthoclase
Quartz
var: Sceptre Quartz
var: Smoky Quartz
Riebeckite
Stolzite
Titanite
Topaz
Uraninite
Wulfenite


51 entries listed. 28 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

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References

Smith, Art (2001). A Page From a Collector's Notebook: Moat Mountain, Albany, Carroll County, New Hampshire - 2000, Mineral News
17(1):1, 6-7.

Smith, Art (2005): New Hampshire Mineral Locality Index, Rocks & Minerals 80:244.

External Links

http://www.fs.fed.us/r9/forests/white_mountain/recreation/minerals/rog_moat_mtn.pdf - Moat Mountain Smoky Quartz Collecting Area, White Mountain National Forest

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