New Hampshire, USA
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|Location is approximate, based on center of defined region.|
|Latitude & Longitude:||43° North , 71° West (est.)|
The state of New Hampshire is divided into 10 counties. The counties are further subdivided into 13 incorporated cities, 221 incorporated towns, and 25 unincorporated places (townships, locations, grants, and purchases). New Hampshire bedrock is dominated by metamorphic and igneous rocks. Mining has been centered on monument grade granite, granite pegmatites (beryl, mica, and ceramic grade feldspar), sulfide ore deposits, and road metal quarries.
Commodity ListThis is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded from this region.
Mineral ListMineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
343 valid minerals. 16 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals. 1 (FRL) - first recorded locality of unapproved mineral/variety/etc.
Rock Types Recorded
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Rock list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities
Select Rock List TypeAlphabetical List Tree Diagram
Entries shown in red are rocks recorded for this region.
Localities in this Region
- ⭔New Hampshire
- ⭔Belknap Co.
- ⭔Carroll Co.
- ⭔Cheshire Co.
- ⭔Coos Co.
- ⭔Grafton Co.
- Ammonoosuc District
- Sugar Hill
- Summit Mine
- Waterville Valley
- ⭔New Hampshire
- ⭔Hillsborough Co.
- ⭔Merrimack Co.
- ⭔Rockingham Co.
- ⭔Strafford Co.
- ⭔Sullivan Co.
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Cameron, Eugene N. et al. (1954) Pegmatite Investigations 1942-45 New England. U.S. Geological Survey, Professional Paper 255.
Meyers, T.R. and Stewart, G.W. (1956) The Geology of New Hampshire - Part III: Minerals and Mines. New Hampshire DRED, 105pp.
Morrill, P. (1960) New Hampshire Mines and Mineral Localities. 2nd ed. Montshire Museum, Hanover, New Hampshire 47p.
Rocks & Minerals (1981) 56: 196-214 (Palermo #1).
Van Diver, B.B. (1987) Roadside Geology Of Vermont And New Hampshire. Missoula, 230 pp.
Rocks & Minerals (1990) 65: 297-299 (entire state)(!).
Rocks & Minerals (2005) 80: 242-261 (Mineral Locality Index).