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Government Pit (Government Gravel Pits), Albany, Carroll Co., New Hampshire, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 44° 0' 15'' North , 71° 9' 43'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 44.0041666667, -71.1619444444

Granite pegmatite associated with the Conway granite. - The "gravel" is decomposed granite pegmatite from in-situ ledges. It is the "rotten stone" ledges which collectors have worked. (Note: This site is often erroneously cited as being in either Conway or North Conway.)

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30 valid minerals. 1 erroneous literature entry.

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Henderson, B. (1983): Microminerals (Mineralogical Record 14(1):47).

Bearss, Gene and Janules, Bob (1992): Miarolitic Cavity Minerals of the Govemment Pit, Albany, New Hampshire (Rocks & Minerals 67:158-169).

Camp, Kristen F. (2011), "Mineralogy and Geochemistry of Anorogenic Granitic Miarolitic Pegmatites Associated with the White Mountain Intrusive Suite, New Hampshire." University of New Orleans Theses and Dissertations. Paper 1363.

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