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William Wise Mine, Westmoreland, Cheshire Co., New Hampshire, USA

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 42° North , 72° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~1km
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate

Fluorite mine started ca. 1890's and closed about 1919. Worked intermittently since for specimens until present. Formerly owned by the American Tube and Stamping Co., Bridgeport, CT (1918-1919). Mineralized area is termed the William Wise vein.

Mineral List

16 valid minerals.

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Marshall, John (1969). Bonanza at the Wise. Rocks & Minerals: 44: 163-171.
Rocks & Minerals (1990): 65: 329-335.
White, John S. and Cook, Robert B. (1990). Amethyst Occurrences of the Eastern United States. Mineralogical Record: 21: 203-213.
Robinson, G. et. al. (1995): World review of mineral discoveries: 1993-1994. Mineralogical Record: 26: 475-499.
Greene, Eric (1997). Recent Developments at the William Wise Mine, Mineral News: 13(4): 1, 8-9.
Rocks & Minerals (2005), New Hampshire Mineral Locality Index: 80: 242-261.

External Links - Wise Mine operations 2001-2003

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